CJ College #1 for Online Graduate Education

#1 Online CJ Graduate Education

U.S. News & World Report ranked the College of Criminal Justice as the top in the country for Online CJ masters’ programs.

Sam Houston State University offers the best online criminal justice program for graduate education in the nation, according to the 2017 rankings released by U.S. News & World Report (USNWR).

Forensic Science Bridges East and West with DNA Presentations in South Korea

International Forensics

Faculty and doctoral students presented DNA research for missing person and cold cases in South Korea.


Two Ph.D. students and a faculty member recently traveled to an international conference in South Korea to present their research on new techniques and technology to improve the DNA identification process in missing person cases or mass disasters.
Two Ph.D. students and a faculty member recently traveled to an international conference in South Korea to present their research on new techniques and technology to improve the DNA identification process in missing person cases or mass disasters.

New Web App Helps Officers Respond to Environmental Crises

LEMIT

A new web app was developed by LEMIT to help keep officers safe when responding to environmental crises.

The Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT) developed a web application for the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) to help keep law enforcement officers safe when responding to environmental crises in the field.

CJ College Graduates First Forensic Science Ph.D.

PhD in Forensic

Lindsay Glicksberg is the first to graduate with a Ph.D. degree in Forensic Science at SHSU – and across the country.

The College of Criminal Justice will graduate its first Ph.D. student in Forensic Science during the December 2017 Commencement ceremony.

New Technology Provides Better “INSITE” for Officers into Impaired Driving

Drunk Driving

Impaired Driving Initiatives will be testing a virtual reality program to train officers to conduct better roadside tests in drunk driving cases.

The Impaired Driving Initiatives (IDI) Program at Sam Houston State University received a $253,607 grant from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to use new technology to enhance training for officers in administering field sobriety tests.

CMIT’s Hurst Handed Keys of Excellence

CMIT

Division Director Sharese Hurst was awarded the Keys of Excellence from SHSU for her work with Orange Keys.

Sharese Hurst, a division director for the Correctional Management Institute of Texas (CMIT), was presented the Keys of Excellence for her positive impact on the lives of Orange Keys ambassadors at Sam Houston State University.

New CMIT Research Director Focuses on Partnerships

CMIT

As the new Research Director for the Correctional Management Institute of Texas, Erin Orrick wants to build partnerships with participating agencies.

As the new Research Director at the Correctional Management Institute of Texas (CMIT), Erin Orrick wants to serve as a resource for correctional agencies in Texas and across the country.

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