Criminal Justice MS
May 15, 2023
Rochester to partner with RIT on study of gang-related shootings
WXXI reports on a potential partnership between the city of Rochester and RIT to study data related to shootings.
May 2, 2023
CLA Alumni Award Recipients Make an Impact in their Professions and their Communities
Nine College of Liberal Arts (CLA) alumni were recognized last week at an award ceremony held at RIT’s Tait Preserve.
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.
March 21, 2022
College of Liberal Arts honors students for writing excellence
Diverse subjects involving safety and autonomous automobiles, Black women in computing, and Italian cinema are just some of the winning entries for this year’s student writing awards, sponsored by RIT’s College of Liberal Arts.
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
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.
February 26, 2021
A plague of homicides
The Rochester Beacon talks to Irshad Altheimer, director of the Center for Public Safety Initiatives, about the rise in the homicide rate in Rochester.
December 4, 2020
RIT/NTID student Trinity McFadden has eyes on politics
Trinity McFadden, a criminal justice major, spent last summer and fall semester working as a campaign intern for newly elected Colorado Sen. John Hickenlooper.