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John Jay’s Criminal Justice and Forensic Science Programs are Ranked Top in the Country

John Jay’s Criminal Justice and Forensic Science Programs are Ranked Top in the Country

January 2018 – According to CollegeChoice.Net, John Jay College is ranked #1 in best undergraduate degree in criminal justice in the country. Out of 35 public and private institutions, John Jay emerged as the leader in criminology education, making it one of the “absolute best” places for students to pursue a Criminal Justice Bachelor of Science degree.

In a different list compiled by CollegeChoice.Net, John Jay was also recognized for its undergraduate Forensic Science program with a #28 ranking. Academic reputation, retention rates, affordability, and early salaries of graduates were factored into both rankings.

John Jay students who pursue a Criminal Justice BS can expect to “gain a broad, multi-disciplinary and multi-dimensional understanding of criminal justice,” according to CollegeChoice. Students who pursue a Bachelor of

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Cold Case Investigative Research Institute comes to ECC, criminal justice students work to solve mysterious death

ECC’s Director of Digital Technologies and Director of the Elgin Community College chapter of the CCIRI, Jemel Townsend, presents to students participating in the CCIRI criminal justice special topics

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Central Texas high school students evaluated on criminal justice skills

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How to solve a criminal mystery

ear 13 pupil Sarah Lee (left), of Wellington, applies ink to find a fingerprint and Olivia Fox,...

Our human delight in solving mysteries partly explains the popularity of University of Otago courses on crime scene investigation.

Dr Angela Clark, a lecturer at the university’s Sir John Walsh Research Institute, made that point yesterday.

“It’s part of human nature.

“We like to put together puzzles and solve mysteries.

“We’re investigative by nature.”

Dr Clark yesterday presented a two-hour-long afternoon “snack session” on crime scene investigation, which was attended by more than 15 senior secondary school pupils from throughout the country.

This is the 29th year that the university has run its overall, week-long “Hands-on at Otago” programme, which enables pupils to learn more about university-level science, humanities and business subjects.

Dr Clark also co-ordinates a paper on forensic biology, which has attracted 180 participants,

Read more at: https://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/campus/university-of-otago/how-solve-criminal-mystery

Watching crime dramas like CSI won’t make you a better criminal, study finds

It’s official – watching TV crime dramas won’t actually make you a better criminal.

A new study has found that despite concerns that TV shows like Silent Witness and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation could help criminals cover up their crimes, there’s no link between watching them and the ability to get away with a crime.

In the first study of its kind, German psychologists explored whether criminals could profit from viewing crime dramas involving forensic investigations, learning from them to avoid detection.

Dr Andreas Baranowski of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz said: “Forensic series have become popular over the last two decades. They have raised the importance of forensic evidence in the eyes of the public – the CSI effect.”

Read more at: https://uk.news.yahoo.com/watching-crime-dramas-like-csi-wont-make-better-criminal-study-finds-102407719.html

SCHS launches criminal justice program – Shelbyville Times

The first high school Criminal Justice program in Bedford County was launched this school year at Shelbyville Central High School.

Taught by Chris Hobbs, students at SCHS are not only learning about careers in Criminal Justice, but they are also developing their leadership and professional skills through the development of their very own Criminal Justice Student Organization.

The students have spent the first few months of the school year campaigning for offices, and electing their officer team. The President is Zoe Huffman, Vice President is Kylee Bradburn, Sergeant at Arms is Logan Drawdy, Secretary is Zailey Cunningham and Treasurer is Collin Cates. The students are very excited about the opportunity to compete against other students in the region in various events such as crime scene investigation, finger printing, traffic stops, and courtroom procedures. Criminal Justice students are also learning about the importance of community service by hosting

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University of Indianapolis Department of Criminal Justice celebrates 45th anniversary

UIndy hosted the Indianapolis-Marion County Forensics Services Agency for a training exercise on Thursday, August 17, 2017. (Photo: D. Todd Moore, University of Indianapolis)

The University of Indianapolis Department of Criminal Justice marks an important milestone during Homecoming Weekend. The University is celebrating the department’s 45th anniversary, making it one of the longest-running criminal justice programs in the state.

An anniversary celebration will be held from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, at the President’s Home (4051 Otterbein Ave., Indianapolis, Ind. 46227). Register here for this event.

Guests will learn about the future Criminal Justice Education Lab, which will provide a space for training simulations for UIndy students as well as city police departments and investigators. Students, faculty and alumni are invited to enjoy special crime lab activities with long-time faculty member Dennis Williams, new faculty member Bruce Biggs and University of Indianapolis President Emeritus Gene

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