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Welcome to the Criminal Justice and Criminology Department!

Criminal justice and criminology is a fast-growing field where students can explore the functions of, and interactions among, police, courts, and corrections systems. Class offerings are a varied blend of theoretical examination and practical application, ranging from human behavior and social structure to management principles and supervisory skills. The Criminal Justice and Criminology Department recognizes that each of us is a teacher as well as a student. It operates as a diverse community that embodies passion, commitment, civility, integrity, and mutual respect. The CJC faculty and staff provide opportunities for collaboration, renewal, and scholarship in academic preparation for responsible, equitable and moral administration of justice. The CJC faculty are committed to leadership in the community and to examination and assessment of the criminal justice paradigm.



Finals Week and Winter Break

Good luck with your final week! Also, all faculty members and staff of CJC department wish you a great holiday and winter break. Newsletter_Fall 2014 (PDF 294 KB)


Job Opportunities

United States Probation Office and Jefferson County are looking for job candidates. See attached files for details.USPO_1 (PDF 74 KB)USPO_2 (PDF 98 KB)Jefferson County (PDF 43 KB) Check here for other job openings. Internship information is also available here.


 Students Made the News!

Research by Dr. Mowder and her students appeared in the News. Please check here to see their findings. 


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