Class 16-08 of the Temple University Seasonal Law Enforcement Training Program were joined by family, friends and guests for a graduation ceremony held at the Temple University Ambler Campus on December 20, 2016. The event included a keynote address from Chief Ranger Norman Nelson, Jr. of the National Park Service, a presentation of certificates of…Details
Congrats to graduate student Juwan Bennett for his recent publication in Sociology Compass. The article, “Drug markets, violence, and the need to incorporate the role of race” examines the intersection of drugs and violence along with racial components.
Great work Juwan!
Click here for an article in The Guardian that features Dr. Jerry Ratcliffe. The article focuses on tackling gun-violence hot spots in America.
CNN recently featured an article authored by Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve calling out Trump’s ignorant approach to violence prevention in Chicago as well as its racist undertones. Click here to view the article.
Congratulations to Nicole, who’s book, “Crook County,” was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work by a Debut Author. Click here for more information about the NAACP Image Awards.
Dr. Wood was awarded a grant regarding the development and feasibility testing of a police diversion tool for cross-system utilizers of health care and justice services in Camden, New Jersey. The grant is being funded by the Laura and John Arnold Foundation. Abstract: The purpose of this study is develop and test the feasibility of…Details
The criminal justice department is offering a special topics course at the Rome campus during the Summer 2017 semester. The course, Art and Justice, is being headed by our own Sharon Ostrow. Contact Professor Ostrow for more information about this new and exciting opportunity.
On October 20,2016 President of the Criminal Justice Society Claire Cochrane along with Faculty Advisor Tara N. Tripp presented the Honorable Shelia Woods-Skipper with a donation for the Philadelphia Mental Health Court. The gift cards will be given to Mental Health Court participants who achieve a milestone while in the program.
The department would like to recognize our December 2016 graduates who achieved the designation of “Distinction in Major” for maintaining a GPA of 3.5 or higher in their Criminal Justice classes. Those students are: Shayne Barren Tiffany Bernert Rikki Bocchinfuso Tori Broz James Hynd Hannah Krause Thomas Malampy Craig Miller Micah Moono Matthew Mundy Samuel…Details
Caterina Roman was recently awarded a $580,000, 3-year grant from the National Institute of Justice to examine police and victim service system networks of response after violent street conflicts, and how service delivery is impacted by the victim/offender label. The project uses a mixed-method design that will yield qualitative data from semi-structured interviews and focus…Details
Our own Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve took part in the plenary panel, “Policing and Race Relations,” hosted by the National Association of Black/Hispanic Journalists. She discusses her role breaking the LaQuan McDonald case and exposing how judges and lawyers aided in the cover-up of police misconduct in Chicago. Click here for the video.
Jamie Fader has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Michael J. Hindelang Award, which is given annually to recognize the scholar with a recent book that makes “the most outstanding contribution to research in criminology.” Dr. Fader’s book, Falling Back: Incarceration and Transitions to Adulthood among Urban Youth was selected based on “the depth and originality…Details