Ph.D. Grads Spread Influence in Thailand

The College of Criminal Justice has an international reputation in law enforcement and perhaps nowhere is it more influential than in Thailand.

Alumnus Helps Build School District Police Force

After serving as a police officer in Jacksonville and Police Chief in Brownfield and Cockrell Hill, Alumnus Bill Avera “retired” to help start a police department for the Dallas Independent School District (DISD).

Recent Publications

Here is a list of publications recently produced by faculty, students and alumni of Sam Houston State University, College of Criminal Justice.

Alumni Updates

Two SHSU Alumni, Mike Devine Special Agent for the Naval Criminal Investigation Service, and Judge David J. Dacyczyn of Berkshire County (MA) Probate and Family Court, were among the first to be instated into the Westfield State Criminal Justice Hall of Fame.

Rosenberg Police Detective Sun Erazo, a graduate of the Leadership Command College at the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Institute of Texas, recently traveled to China as part of the International Professional Police Exchange.

Photo of Andy HarveyLt. Andy Harvey of the Dallas Police Department recently instructed the Hot Springs Police Department on procedural justice.

Photo of Rand HendersonAlumnus Rand Henderson of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office was named Public Servant of the Quarter by the Magnolia Parkway Chamber of Commerce.

Alumna Martha Montalvo was named Interim Chief of the Houston Police Department.

Alumnus Kenneth Shields, a Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper, teaches crash investigations at the McLennan Community College Law Enforcement Academy.

Alumnus Mike Sullivan, Police Chief in Farmerville, recently celebrated 30 years in law enforcement. .

Alumna Cpl. Lindsay Waychoff was named Officer of the Month for the Odessa Police Department in February.

Aiding Immigrants Facing Deportation

Emma CantuEmma Cantu is an immigration attorney who assists clients facing deportation from the United States.

Finding a Port of Call

After 25 years in the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC), Richard Jordan retired to take on his next challenge – helping to shape the future of one of the largest ports in the United States.

Faculty Recognized by SHSU, College

Dr. Larry Hoover, a longtime faculty member at the College of Criminal Justice and Director of the Police Research Center (PRC), was named a Distinguished Professor for his outstanding contributions to Sam Houston State University and the criminal justice field.

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