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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 provides expertise to media »

    12/5/2018

    Radford University Criminal Justice Assistant Professor Luke William Hunt, a former FBI Special Agent, appeared in-studio at WFXR 21/27 on Good Day Virginia to discuss recent developments in the Russia Investigation. 

  2. CHBS faculty members receive distinguished teaching, research awards »

    12/5/2018

    To kick off the 2018-2019 academic year, Jack Call, professor of Criminal Justice, and Pam Jackson, professor of Psychology, received the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award and the Outstanding Research Award, respectively.

     

  3. Professor’s research establishes police response to micro-time crime hotspots as effective »

    11/19/2018

    Police have been working for years to identify patterns of micro-crime hotspots and debating response. Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Roberto Santos, a former police commander, said that response to these events can reduce crime by about 20 percent.

     

  4. Prelaw Society hosts DOJ lawyer for fall event »

    11/7/2018

    For the fall 2018 Prelaw Society event, Allison Kidd-Miller, assistant director of the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, National Courts Section, visited with prospective law students at Radford University on Oct. 23 in the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences.

  5. Fashion design, criminal justice showcase Radford in the media »

    10/11/2018

    Radford University students and faculty appeared on various media outlets over the past week.

  6. Professor, student featured in media outlets »

    10/3/2018

    Radford University senior Mashail Alghamdi was featured on two media outlets about her historic appearance at New York Fashion Week and Criminal Justice Assistant Professor Luke William Hunt was featured on a radio show.

  7. Examining criminology from an inside-out perspective »

    10/2/2018

    Radford University Criminal Justice Professors Riane Bolin and Egan Green are teaching a class in a nontraditional setting: inside a jail.

  8. Criminal Justice professor featured in media outlets »

    9/25/2018

    Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Luke William Hunt recently appeared on two media outlets.

  9. Media covers Radford's Class of '22 move-in »

    8/24/2018

    Media covers Radford's Class of '22 move-in