News: Center for Crime and Justice Policy

vice president kamala harris watches unlv student administer COVID vaccine to another local college student
Campus News | April 14, 2021
A collection of news stories highlighting health, recovery, and celebration at UNLV.
A UNLV banner on campus.
Campus News | July 2, 2020
A collection of news stories featuring the people and programs of UNLV.
Protest signs read "Defund Police" and "Abolish Police"
Research | June 10, 2020
As more municipalities weigh the future of their police departments, UNLV professors explain what these movements mean and how they would work.
woman in red dress in crowd
People | June 18, 2019
Triple-major Martha Amaya’s research explores the interactions between policing, public policy, and crowd science.
two people with clipboard talking a man
Research | September 26, 2018
Criminal justice students gather public opinion on law enforcement use of drones and body-worn cameras before and after the Oct. 1 shooting.
Melissa Rorie at a gaming table.
Research | February 26, 2018
Criminal justice professor Melissa Rorie digs into the relationship between Nevada's casinos and its gaming regulators.
Tamara Madensen outside T-Mobile Arena.
Research | December 21, 2017
UNLV professor uses crime science to head off chaos in public spaces.
Body camera on police officer.
Research | November 27, 2017
Study conducted for U.S. Dept. of Justice by UNLV Center for Crime and Justice Policy, non-profit research organization CNA, and Las Vegas Metro Police.
Closeup of books
Research | May 3, 2017
From professional reasons to personal connections, faculty across campus share why they’re fond of certain works they penned.
Brian Villmoare examines jawbone
Research | December 23, 2015
UNLV researchers made national headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2015.
Angela Suarez wears a camera attached to her glasses
Research | March 11, 2015
UNLV researchers team up with Las Vegas police department to study the effectiveness — and drawbacks — of officer body cameras.
Traffic speeds past Greenspun Hall on Maryland Parkway
Campus News | February 6, 2015
A collection of news stories from 2014 highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.