Monday, March 20, 2017

Oliver Pays Homage to Father of American Policing

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New Book

Willard Oliver pays homage to August Vollmer, the Father of American Policing, in his latest book.

After 10 years of research and a bookcase full of documents, Professor Willard Oliver published a comprehensive biography of August Vollmer, known as the “Father of American Policing.”

Training for Investigating Environmental Cases

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Project EnCriPT

Project EnCriPT hosted a live training for civil and criminal enforcement officers on how to investigate environmental crimes.

The Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT) and Project EnCriPT hosted a hands-on training for environmental and law enforcement professionals on how to investigate environmental cases on March 6-8 in Huntsville.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

NIJ Recognizes CRIMES as Exemplary CJ Technology



CRIMES, a record management system developed by the Police Research Center at SHSU, was named a Justice Innovation Center for use by police and probation departments.

A comprehensive records management system developed for law enforcement agencies by the Police Research Center at Sam Houston State University (SHSU) was designated a Justice Innovation Center by the National Institute of Justice.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

CJ College #1 for Online Graduate Education

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#1 Online CJ Masters

U.S. News & World Report ranked the College of Criminal Justice as the top in the country for Online CJ graduate programs.

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).

Monday, February 13, 2017

Countering Radicalization in Terrorism, Hate Groups, Gangs in Communities, Prisons and Jails

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LEMIT and CMIT will present a three-day conference on radicalization, including terrorism, hate groups, and gangs, and how to combat the issue in communities, prison and jails.

The Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT) and the Correctional Management Institute of Texas (CMIT) are teaming up to share information on the radicalization of terrorists, hate groups, and gangs in an effort to build networks to combat the problem in Texas and beyond.

Friday, February 3, 2017

LEMIT Focuses on Healthy Dispatchers

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Healthy Dispatchers

LEMIT held an inaugural program for dispatchers in Texas on how to deal with stress and difficult people.
Joe Serio teaches a class for dispatchers from across Texas.

To serve the emergency services community, the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas recently offered a special interactive program for dispatchers to address how to deal with stress and difficult people.

Monday, January 30, 2017

LEMIT Launches Online Offering with Body Worn Camera Course

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Online Courses

LEMIT launches online offerings with a course on body worn cameras.

The Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT) is developing online courses to address current trends and emerging issues in the field and to provide easy access to professional development opportunities for all certified peace officers in the state.