SHSU Study Earns Top Award at Policing Journal

Eyewitness ID

A study examining eyewitness identification practices at the Houston Robbery Division won an award from Emerald Publishing.

A study conducted by Sam Houston State University researchers on eyewitness identification procedures used by the Robbery Division at the Houston Police Department received the 2017 Award of Excellence from Emerald Publishing.

Study Examines Disciplinary Segregation across State Prisons


H. Daniel Butler examined the legal and extralegal factors used by prison officials to determine disciplinary segregation at state prisons.

Nearly one-third of offenders who violated institutional rules and regulations across state prisons received a sanction of disciplinary segregation, which prison officials based on legal and extralegal factors, according to a recent study.

Alumnus Elevated to Warden in Missouri Prison


Kelly Morriss is leading a minimum security prison in Missouri, helping prepare offenders for rentry to the community.

Alumnus Kelly Morriss is in the business of second chances.

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