Intern Helps Protect Texas Nuclear Energy Supply


SHSU Senior Steven Fleuriet is a nuclear security intern with STP Nuclear Operating Company.

Senior Steven Fleuriet of Sam Houston State University spent his summer vacation supporting security at a nuclear power plant in south Texas.

SHSU Team Studies Mental Health Court

Scales of justice and judge's gavel

A team of researchers at Sam Houston State University will evaluate a new mental health court in Montgomery County.

LEMIT to Develop Eyewitness ID Policy

women witnessing a crime

A model policy and training on the use of eyewitness identification procedures by police in Texas will be developed by the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT) at Sam Houston State University.

Sam Houston Shines in Angelina County

Angelina County Probation participated in the 2011 Criminal Justice Job Fair. Director Rodney Thompson (r) speaks to a prospective employee.
Angelina County Probation participated in the 2011 Criminal Justice Job Fair. Director Rodney Thompson (r) speaks to a prospective employee.

In Angelina County, Texas, Sam Houston State University graduates make up one-quarter of the probation officers at the Community Supervision and Correction Department.

Faculty Studies Gang Reentry Program

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Two faculty members at Sam Houston State University College of Criminal Justice will evaluate the effectiveness of a new gang intervention program in Houston that is designed to reduce recidivism rates among juvenile offenders released from Texas Youth Commission (TYC) facilities.

NCIS Agent Lives Life of Intrigue

NCIS Special Agent Michael Devine

As a Ph.D. student at Sam Houston State University, Michael J. Devine worked on a protocol for multi-agency investigative teams for serial murders. He later used that process to help solve the case of the Bedroom Basher, a home-invading serial rapist and murderer who confessed to killing five women and an unborn child in Orange County, CA.

Advanced Crime Scene Investigation

Crime Scene Investigation

Jun 20 - 24, 2011
George J. Beto Criminal Justice Center

The Southeast Texas Applied Forensic Science Facility at Sam Houston State University in association with the College of Criminal Justice is pleased to offer a one week course:

Advanced Crime Scene Investigation
Designed for High School Teachers

College of Criminal Justice Summer Camps

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Session I: June 19-23
Session II: June 26-29
Session III: July 17-20

George J. Beto Criminal Justice Center

Are you a high school student age 15-17 interested in criminal justice? Would you like to gain hands-on experience in criminal justice? Would you like to meet law enforcement agents, professors, and other students that share your interest? Would you like to tour the prison, crime lab, or morgue? Would you like to investigate a mock crime scene?

College Offers Summer Programs for High School Students/Teachers

High school students from the 2010 Criminal Justice Summer Camp stage a mock raid on a hotel room using fake guns after a briefing by the U.S. Marshals Service.
High school students from the 2010 Criminal Justice Summer Camp stage a mock raid on a hotel room using fake guns after a briefing by the U.S. Marshals Service.

Sam Houston State University (SHSU) is providing opportunities for Texas high school teachers and students to learn about forensic science and criminal justice at camps and trainings this summer.

Drug Recognition Program Targets Texas Employers

A collage of drug scenarios within a map of Texas

Texas employers will learn about the signs and symptoms of drug impairment among workers at an inaugural program being held at Sam Houston State University (SHSU) June 14. The free, six-hour program will be available to all Texas employers after September 1, 2011.

Memorial Service Honors STAFS Donations

A student lights a candle to honor the 19 families and the loved ones they have donated for scientific research to the Southeast Texas Applied Forensic Science Facility in Huntsville.
A student lights a candle to honor the 19 families and the loved ones they have donated for scientific research to the Southeast Texas Applied Forensic Science Facility in Huntsville.

Angela Rippley became interested in forensic science at a young age after the murder of her 25-year old cousin and her unborn baby. The killer was never caught.

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