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Department of Criminal Justice News

  1. Jun 10, 2014

    Criminal justice students get a practical look at law enforcement in the nation’s capital

    Radford University criminal justice students had the chance to experience law enforcement's role in Washington, D.C. during a special Maymester field course.

  2. Apr 8, 2014

    CHBS best and brightest are named Dean's Scholars

    The 2014 Dean's Scholars from the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences (CHBS) were honored on Saturday, April 5, at a reception for the students, their professors, families and friends.

  3. Mar 26, 2014

    Criminal justice and theater students unite for conflict management workshop

    Criminal justice and theater students at Radford University are teaming up for a unique role playing exercise about conflict management and domestic disputes on Tuesday, April 1.

  4. Mar 24, 2014

    Students tackle mock crime scene on RU campus

    Criminal justice students at Radford University spent Saturday, March 22, using forensic science to crack a case in a mock crime scene competition.

  5. Feb 26, 2014

    RU Professors Talk Hazing on With Good Reason Radio

    With Good Reason is re-airing on March 1-7 an interview with RU's Tod Burke and Stephen Owen in which they discuss their study "Hazing in Student Organizations: Prevalence, Attitudes and Solutions."

  6. Dec 10, 2013

    RU students present health and fitness plans to Radford City Police Department

    RU students in the course "Research Methods in Criminal Justice" capped off a semester spent researching health and wellness in law enforcement by presenting their findings to Radford City Police Department.

  7. Nov 20, 2013

    "Investigating the Kennedy Assassination" course wraps up

    In a final commemoration, students in the semester-long course "Investigating the Kennedy Assassination" will present new, modern interpretations on the case in front of a panel consisting of Kennedy experts, academics and law enforcement officials on Tuesday, Dec. 3.

  8. Sep 17, 2013

    "Investigating the Kennedy Assassination" at RU

    RU professors Tod Burke and Stephen Owen will explore the event that captured the imagination of Americans and spawned countless scholarly investigations and conspiracy theories, in a semester long course entitled “Investigating the Kennedy Assassination."

  9. Jul 31, 2013

    Professor Tod Burke receives Legion of Honor

    Radford University faculty member Tod Burke has received the Legion of Honor, the highest award bestowed by DeMolay International.

  10. Apr 9, 2013

    Students shadow professor for a day

    Students in Professor Tod Burke’s criminal investigative theory class spent Tuesday shadowing Burke’s colleague, Professor Stephen Owen, around campus as an exercise in surveillance techniques.

Department of Criminal Justice Announcements

  1. Mar 6, 2014

    Celebrate Criminal Justice Month!

  2. Apr 15, 2013

    Honor Society Inducts New Members

  3. Apr 10, 2013

    Students Collaborate with Police on Research Project

  4. Oct 22, 2012

    Study Abroad in England

  5. Sep 24, 2012

    Dr. Abdul-Ra'uf Conducts Research in Finland

    In May, Dr. Abdul-Ra’uf, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, spent three weeks working on a grant with Dr.Johanna Lasonen of the Educational Research Institute at the University of Jyvaskyla, in Jyvaskyla, Finland.