Category Archives: Criminal Justice

Holiday Gift Donations to Criminal Justice Charities

If you haven’t finished your holiday shopping yet, and you or that someone special is passionate about criminal justice, you might consider making an applicable gift donation in someone’s name. Last year we wrote a similar post outlining several admirable …

Criminal Justice Career Values

Though we might tend to equate criminal justice with punishment and authority, a successful criminal justice system is characterized by a number of optimistic values. Unfortunately a select few criminal justice professionals do not hold these morals. But those professionals …

Criminal Justice Role Models

In our last blog post, we talked about how March is National Criminal Justice Month—a time to raise awareness about the occurrence of, response to and prevention of crime. One of the ways the ACJS (Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences) …

March is National Criminal Justice Month

On March 4, 2009, H. Res 45 was passed unanimously by the U.S. House of Representatives, declaring March to be National Criminal Justice Month. The idea for the official month came two years earlier from the Academy of Criminal Justice …

Ideas on How to Spend Spring Break

In a week some of the country’s college and university students will already be on Spring Break, (while others may be waiting until late March or even the first week of April). If you are a student awaiting a week …

Tragic School Shooting in Newton, Connecticut

Tragedy struck Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut this morning—a tragedy that will likely linger for some time and never totally wane. Twenty-year old suspect, Adam Lanza, is believed to have entered the school armed with handguns and rifle. …

Damaged by Pamela Callow

Recently I had the pleasure of meeting Pamela Callow, a thriller author who has three published novels – Damaged (2010), Indefensible (2011) and Tattooed (2012). After talking to the writer, I was immediately inspired to dig into the first of …

Criminal Justice Games

Take a break from busy midterm season, homework assignments, early Thanksgiving preparations or daily chores. If you’re interested in criminal justice topics and wish to explore them in a challenging but fun way, we’ve found a few online games for …