Intern Investigates Fraud at the U.S. Secret Service

Intern Emily Jaso checks for counterfeit bills under a microscope.

Emily Jaso checks for counterfeit bills under a microscope.

Emily Jaso said it was her love of law enforcement and numbers that led her to an internship at the U.S. Secret Service in Houston.

DEA Pilots Are Eyes in the Skies for Drugs

Alumna Angela S. Warner was the first female helicopter pilot in the DEA.
Angela S. Warner was the first female helicopter pilot in the DEA.

As a 25 year veteran of the U.S. Army, Angela S. Warner earned the distinction of becoming the first female helicopter pilot and first female supervisory agent for the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Aviation Division.

SHSU Graduates Join the U.S. Army as Officers



Fifteen SHSU ROTC cadets were commissioned as officers in the U.S. Army.
Fifteen SHSU ROTC cadets were commissioned as officers in the U.S. Army.

Fifteen ROTC cadets at Sam Houston State University, including 12 criminal justice majors, were officially commissioned as officers in the U.S. Army during a ceremony last week.

College of Criminal Justice Awards 332 Degrees

Sam Houston State University graduated its largest class ever, including 332 criminal justice students.
Sam Houston State University graduated its largest class ever, including 332 criminal justice students.

Sam Houston State University – and the College of Criminal Justice – graduated its largest class to date on May 11, with five Ph.D., 32 Master and 295 Bachelor level students added to the criminal justice rolls.

STAFS Holds Annual Memorial for Donors

The family and friends of Robin Steffens light a candle in his memory.
The family and friends of Robin Steffens light a candle in his memory.

The Southeast Texas Applied Forensic Science Facility honored 27 individuals, including six veterans and a cancer victim whose final weeks were documented in a KTRK news story, for donating their bodies for research at the facility during the 2011-2012 academic year.

LEMIT Director Trains Women Police Executive in Southest Asia

During graduation ceremonies, women were given the option to wear their police uniforms or native dress.During graduation ceremonies, women were given the option to wear their police uniforms or native dress.

Dr. Rita Watkins, Executive Director of the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT), and SHSU Graduate Student Angela Warner recently traveled halfway around the world to provide leadership training to women in law enforcement in Southeast Asia.

2012 College of Criminal Justice Commencement Reception

Fri, May 11, 2012
5:30 to 6:30 PM
George J. Beto Criminal Justice Center
CJ Concourse

Sam Houston State University College of Criminal Justice will hold a Commencement Reception for its spring 2012 graduates. Refreshments will be served prior to the evening commencement ceremony.

Please R.S.V.P. by Monday, May 7, 2012 to Ms. Cutty T. Gilbert at (936) 294-3755 or Cutty@shsu.edu

Recent Publications

Here is a list of recent publications from faculty, students and alumni.

Tracking Paroled Sex Offenders

Two SHSU graduates,Emily Ball (l) and Amanda Isaac(r, are parole officers who track sex offenders in a seven county region.Two SHSU graduates,Emily Ball (l) and Amanda Isaac (r)are parole officers who track sex offenders in a seven county region.

Two Sam Houston graduates oversee sex offenders paroled from Texas state prisons in a seven-county region around Huntsville.

Retirement Reception for Drs. del Carmen and Kercher

Wed, May 2, 2012
3 to 4:30 PM
Main Lobby
Criminal Justice Center

Please join us as we offer our
best wishes and fond farewell

ROLANDO DEL CARMEN
and
GLEN KERCHER

Member of The Texas State University System