Criminal Justice BS
April 26, 2022
Criminal justice faculty awarded grant to create coordinated services for victims of gun violence
A team of faculty from Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Public Safety Initiatives is spearheading a new initiative to address community trauma and health inequity caused by gun violence. Jordan Health will serve as the central hub and is working with the United Way Systems Integration Project to coordinate services through other community partners.
April 26, 2022
Community service informs career paths for graduating students
From pandemic response to rebuilding after natural disasters, RIT students will draw upon their foundation of community service in their careers after graduation.
April 11, 2022
Science and law class culminates in mock trial
The course Honors Science and the Law: Biological, Ethical and Legal Perspectives emphasizes how science permeates the profession of law and concludes with a mock trial, giving students the opportunity to use scientific evidence like cell phone triangulation, medical assessments, and crash reconstruction in the context of a real case.
January 19, 2022
Study abroad program to Ireland explores comparative criminal justice systems
Students have the opportunity to learn about comparative law and justice systems from an international perspective while spending two weeks in Waterford, Ireland as part of a summer 2022 study abroad program.
October 28, 2021
Criminal justice department chair honored with Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences award
Christopher Schreck, chair of the criminal justice department in the College of Liberal Arts, was honored with the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences’ (ACJS) 2021 Bruce Smith Sr. Award.
October 25, 2021
Examining a violent year
The Rochester Beacon cites research by the Center for Public Safety Initiatives
August 25, 2021
RIT names LaVerne McQuiller Williams associate provost for Faculty Affairs
LaVerne McQuiller Williams, professor and current interim dean of the College of Liberal Arts, has been named associate provost for Faculty Affairs at the university, effective Sept. 1. In this role, McQuiller Williams will oversee the Office of Faculty Affairs, within the Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs.
August 13, 2021
RIT alumna named deputy commanding general for U.S. Army Human Resources Command
RIT alumna Brig. Gen. Stacy Babcock ’91 (criminal justice), ’96 (educational interpreting), ’98 MS (instructional technology) has been named deputy commanding general and Reserve Personnel Management Directorate director for U.S. Army Human Resources Command (HRC) in Fort Knox, Ky.
July 7, 2021
Rochester part of national surge in shootings, homicides in communities upended during pandemic
The Democrat and Chronicle talks to Irshad Altheimer, associate professor and director of the Center for Public Safety Initiatives, about the national rise in gun violence.
June 30, 2021
RIT professor is motivated by tragic past to help stop violence in Rochester
WHAM-TV talks to Irshad Altheimer, associate professor and director of the Center for Public Safety Initiatives, about the factors driving violence in Rochester.
June 30, 2021
Rochester on pace for its deadliest year in recent history
WROC-TV talks to Chris Schreck, chair of the Department of Criminal Justice, about the increase in homicides in Rochester and access to firearms.
June 18, 2021
Perspectives on Rochester’s homicide spike
WXXI talks to Irshad Altheimer, associate professor and director, Center for Public Safety Initiatives, about the increase in homicides in the city of Rochester.