SHSU to Study Houston Police Response to Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence Victims

Three researchers at Sam Houston State University will evaluate a new training initiative by the Houston Police Department designed to improve response to sexual assault and domestic violence victims.

100 Years of Criminal Justice Education

In 1916, then-Berkeley Police Chief August Vollmer started the first criminology program in higher education at the University of California to help develop expertise in policing. A hundred years later, criminal justice programs have become a mainstay on college campuses across the country and have helped professionalize the field.

Recent Publications -- Fall 2016

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

Stop Violence Against Women During Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Victim Studies

Join us in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month for the Clothesline Project Oct. 20 and 27 and for “Telling Amy’s Story” on Oct. 25.

The Clothesline Project
Oct. 20, 10am to 2pm (decorate)
Lowman Student Center Mall
Oct. 27, 9am to 2pm
Criminal Justice Center (display)

“Telling Amy’s Story”
Oct 25, 6 – 8pm
Lowman Student Center Theater

Dr. Nancy Rodriguez, Director of the National Institute of Justice

Special Presentation

Alumna Dr. Nancy Rodriguez, Director of the National Institute of Justice, will present “Following the Science: My Journey from Research to Policy and Practice” on Oct. 27.

Following the Science: My Journey from Research to Policy and Practice
Thu, Oct 27, 2016
Performing Arts Center, Recital Hall

Alumni Keep Roads Safe in Brazos County

When a K2 epidemic hit the Bryan-College Station area in 2014, two Sam Houston alumni were at the forefront of training local officers how to detect drug use among those they encounter on the roads.

Educating Foreign Companies in U.S. on Homeland Security

Two faculty members from the Department of Security Studies recently helped an international company with offices in Houston to understand better Homeland Security issues and emergency management practices in the United States.

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