Getting a Bird’s Eye View of Police Work

Internship

Senior Dana Barger experienced the round-the-clock life of a police officer during her internship with the Irvington Police

Dana Barger got a round-the-clock look at policing during her internship with the Irving Police Department.

Tracking Evidence at the Montgomery County Crime Lab

Internship

Senior Taylor Robinson got a firsthand look at crime scene investigations during her internship at the Montgomery County Crime Lab

Taylor Robinson served in the hub of crime scene investigations (CSI) during her internship with the Montgomery County Crime Lab – in the Evidence and Property Room.

Dr. King Elected to National Policing Panel

Policing Research

Dr. Bill King was elected Executive Counselor for the Policing Division of the American Society of Criminology, putting the College on a national stage

Dr. William King was elected as an Executive Counselor for the Division of Policing at the American Society of Criminology, increasing the visibility of the College of Criminal Justice on the national stage.

Keeping the Bridgewood Farms Community Safe and Secure

Security Studies

Homeland Security students developed safety plans for a community serving developmentally disabled adults as part of an Academic Community Engagement course

Students from the Department of Security Studies at Sam Houston State University will help keep clients at Bridgewood Farms safe and secure on their sprawling 53-acre campus in northern Montgomery County.

SHSU Ranks #1 for CJ Faculty Publications

#1 Faculty Publications

The College was the top producer of peer-reviewed faculty publication from 2010-14, according to the Journal of Criminal Justice Education.

Faculty in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Sam Houston State University are the most productive scholars in the field, authoring nearly 300 peer-reviewed articles between 2010 and 2014, according to a recent study.

Taiwanese Delegation Gets Inside Look at Texas Prisons


The College of Criminal Justice recently hosted a delegation of correctional experts and scholars from Taiwan who wanted to learn more about management practices and innovative programs at Texas state prisons.

Forensic Science Faculty Appointed to Texas Commission

Forensic Science

Drs. Sarah Kerrigan and Sheree Hughes-Stamm appointed to the Texas Science Commission to oversee the discipline in the state.

Drs. Sarah Kerrigan and Sheree Hughes-Stamm were appointed by Governor Gregg Abbott to serve on the Texas Forensic Science Commission (TFSC), a statewide body which accredits crime labs and investigates complaints of professional negligence or misconduct in forensic science.

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