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Criminal justice involves the study of crime and the criminal justice system, and is an interdisciplinary and professionally-oriented academic discipline. Learn more about the Department of Criminal Justice's programs and faculty.

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  1. Criminal Justice professor to be published by Oxford University Press »

    7/30/2018

    Over the last four years, former FBI Special Agent and current Radford University Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Luke William Hunt wrote a book about the philosophical underpinnings of contemporary police practices and policies.

  2. Radford faculty, students and alumnus serve as media experts »

    7/13/2018

    Radford University faculty, staff and students have been featured in various media outlets this summer.

  3. Radford professor, an embedded criminologist, serves local community »

    6/5/2018

    He’s worked with the Roanoke Police Department and the Virginia State Police – and most of the three-letter agencies in the United States.

  4. Criminal justice, political science students travel to nation’s capital »

    6/5/2018

    Criminal justice and political science students at Radford University left Roanoke via train to the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C.

  5. CHBS seniors honored as Dean’s Scholars »

    5/7/2018

    The College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences (CHBS) celebrated 12 outstanding seniors with family, faculty and friends at the CHBS Graduation Reception on May 4.

  6. Simulation event provides practical learning experience »

    4/27/2018

    Connections between concepts and theories discussed in class gave way to their application in a simulated emergency response scenario on April 19 and 24.

  7. Prelaw Society hosts director of Virginia’s Department of Criminal Justice Services »

    4/25/2018

    The Prelaw Society at Radford University hosted Shannon Dion, director of Virginia's Department of Criminal Justice Services, on April 19 in the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences.

  8. Hands-on opportunity tests future arson investigators »

    4/17/2018

    With protective gear on, 25 students participated in the final piece of the Fire and Arson Investigation class taught by adjunct instructor Todd Jones ’88 MS ’94 on April 10 in Lot Z at Radford University.

  9. Media highlights student opportunities »

    4/11/2018

    Media highlights student opportunities and professors' expertise.