Intern Finds Future Career in Crime Stoppers

Gregory Clark Jr. at Crime Stoppers of Houston Gregory Clark Jr. turned a summer internship at Crime Stoppers of Houston into a part-time job and a future career opportunity that combines law enforcement and community relations.

"I want to go back and get my Master’s degree and continue to work with Crime Stoppers," said Clark. "It gives me a chance to work with the community hands-on, to answer their questions and come up with solutions to make their community safer, their apartments safer and their areas safer."

Crime Victim Services Alliance Meeting

Logo for Drime Victim Service Alliance include Lady Justice, organization name and motto Putting Control Back in the Hands of Victims

Wed Aug. 31, 2011
Thu Sept. 1, 2011
2 P.M.
Friel Room
Criminal Justice Center

Come to the Fall 2011 Informational Meetings. For more information, contact Molly Smith: Msmith@shsu.edu.

Phi Alpha Delta Meet and Greet

Phi Alpha Delta logo

Fri, Aug. 29, 2011
6 - 7 P.M
Lowman Student Center
Room 302

Lambda Alpha Epsilon Informational Meeting

Lambda Alpha Epsilon

Mon-Fri, Aug. 29-Sept. 2, 2011
5 P.M. or 9 P.M.
CJava Cafe

CJ Students Discover the World of Criminal Justice

SHSU Student met with police cadets from Zhejiang Police College in China.
SHSU Students met with police cadets from Zhejiang Police College in China.

Students from Sam Houston State University spent their summer vacations learning about criminal justice in China, Germany, Austria and Italy.

CJ Graduates First New Online Masters Cohort

Graduates of the new online Master of Science in Criminal Justice Leadership and Management pose before Commencement on Aug. 6.
Graduates of the new online Master of Science in Criminal Justice Leadership and Management pose before Commencement on Aug. 6.

Graduates of the new online Master of Science in Criminal Justice Leadership and Management met for the first time on Aug. 6 after two years of debating, learning and sharing via the computer and Internet.

CJ College Offers Six Student Organizations

Student organizations are available at Parent's Weekend and the Criminal Justice Open House.
Student organizations are available at Parent's Weekend and the Criminal Justice Open House.

Whether planning a career in criminal justice, victim services, forensic science or the law, the College of Criminal Justice has a student organization to help you get there.

College Adds New Bachelor’s in Victim Studies

Police officer hugging child

The College of Criminal Justice recently expanded its degree programs with a new bachelor of science in victim studies.

Intern Fights Drunk Driving in Courts

SHSU Intern Tasha Arevalo stands in front of a MADD poster bearing the photos of victims lost to drunken driving.
SHSU Intern Tasha Arevalo stands in front of a MADD poster bearing the photos of victims lost to drunken driving.

As a court monitor, Senior Tasha Arevalo got to see the real life world of Harris County courtrooms from the inside during her internship with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), Southeast Texas.

SHSU Studies GPS Monitoring of Sex Offenders

An ankle monitor and tracking device

The use of GPS technology to monitor sex offenders should be viewed as a tool rather than a control mechanism, a team of researchers at Sam Houston State University found in a recent study.

Forensic Science Educator Training

Undergraduate Research Conference

Due to insufficient enrollment, Sam Houston State University is unable to present the Forensic Science Educators Training on Aug. 8-11. The program is expected to return in the Summer of 2012. We regret any inconvenience this may have caused and hope to see you next year.

Aug 8-11, 2011
Chemistry & Forensic Science Bldg

Hosted by:
The Forensic Science Program at Sam Houston State University

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to attend a four-day conference on forensic science at Sam Houston State University. Registrants will receive lab and lecture based instruction and a variety of electronic and physical resources to help incorporate forensic science into the middle and high school curriculum.

7 New Ph.D.s Added to Alumni Roles; Inaugural Masters Online Class Graduates

The Summer 2011 Ph.D. graduates from the College of Criminal are (l to r) Drs. Randa Embry, Kadir Akyuz, Hoon Lee, Napoleon Reyes, Claire Nolasco, Natalia del Rocio Tapia Mansilla and Alicia Deal.
The Summer 2011 Ph.D. graduates from the College of Criminal are (l to r) Drs. Randa Embry, Kadir Akyuz, Hoon Lee, Napoleon Reyes, Claire Nolasco, Natalia del Rocio Tapia Mansilla and Alicia Deal.

A total of 176 students earned bachelor, master and doctoral degrees from SHSU’s College of Criminal Justice during the Summer Commencement ceremony on August 6.

Game Wardens Protect Wildlife and the Public

Texas Parks and Wildlife Warden Badge

Game Warden Dornell Crist witnessed 90 pound alligator gar and 60 pound catfish on the Trinity River and retrieved a 10.5-foot alligator run over on Interstate 45. He also has seen “humongous” deer and rescued bald eagles.

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