Thursday, January 19, 2017

CJ College #1 for Online Graduate Education

Sam Houston State University offers the best online criminal justice program for graduate education in the nation, according to the 2017 rankings released by U.S. News & World Report (USNWR).

CVI Releases Report on Victimization in Texas

The Crime Victims’ Institute (CVI) released a summary of key indicators of victimization in Texas, which reflects changes in reported incidents, service utilization, and offender accountability over the last five years.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Focus Group Sets Agenda for Texas Police Chiefs

Focus group for the Texas Police Chiefs Leadership Series

Police Chiefs representing a wide variety of law enforcement agencies in Texas met on the campus of Sam Houston State University January 4-5th to identify topics for the next biennial cycle of the Texas Police Chief Leadership Series.

Learn the Art of Avoiding Violence

In an effort to reduce the need for use of force in the field, the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas is offering a course on Feb. 15 to learn the art of avoiding violence.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Dr. King Elected to National Policing Panel

Dr William King pictured with a police badge background.

Dr. William King was elected as an Executive Counselor for the Division of Policing at the American Society of Criminology, increasing the visibility of the College of Criminal Justice on the national stage.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Program Targets Increased Trust and Justice in Communities

Illustration of the outline of a head filled with words describing cognitive bias.

To help diffuse tensions that exist between police and the community, the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas will present “Understanding Implicit Bias: Trust and Justice” on Feb. 14.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Alumni Update from LEMIT and SHSU College of Criminal Justice

Update sign

Here is the latest news on alumni from the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas and Sam Houston State University, College of Criminal Justice.