Dr. Oliver Examines Assassinations and Violence Against Congress

Black and white photo of the Capitol

On the heels of a book on assassinations and attempts on the lives of U.S. Presidents, Dr. Willard Oliver explores acts of violence against U.S. legislators in “Killing Congress: Assassinations, Attempted Assassinations, and Other Violent Acts Against Members of Congress.”

Internship Provides Stepping Stone for Careers

Alumnus Steven Januhowski credits an internship with the Harris County District Attorney’s Office in 1989 with opening the doors to an amazing career in criminal justice.

Steve Januhowski, Corporate Investigator, National Oilwell Varco.
Steve Januhowski, Corporate Investigator, National Oilwell Varco.

Teachers Investigate "Bugs" at STAFS Trainings

Teacher examines key features to identify insect.
Teacher examines key features to identify insect.

The Southeast Texas Applied Forensic Science Facility (STAFS) debuted two new classes -- forensic entomology and digital forensics -- for high school criminal justice or forensic science instructors this summer.

Citizen Police Academy Offers Insight into Law Enforcement Work

Residents of Huntsville learn about their police department at the Citizen Police Academy.
Residents of Huntsville learn about their police department at the Citizen Police Academy.

Students and staff from Sam Houston State University, College of Criminal Justice, got a behind-the-scenes look at the Huntsville Police Department to better prepare for careers in the field.

2014 Criminal Justice Summer Camps

Logo for SHSU CJ Summer Camp featuring police tape.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?

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