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  1. Department of Criminal Justice to host author, alumnus on Oct. 28 »

    10/22/2019

    The Department of Criminal Justice, housed within Radford University’s College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences, will host a varied panel of professionals to provide insight into the first ‘no body’ homicide conviction in Virginia. It will include those directly involved with the investigation, prosecution and defense and will take place on October 28, 2019 beginning at 6 p.m. in Preston Hall’s Bondurant Auditorium.

  2. Former Lawyer for CIA and Senate Select Committee on Intelligence visits Radford »

    10/14/2019

    The Fall 2019 Prelaw Society event at Radford University is known for bringing in top-notch speakers, and by bringing in Donald W. Martin Jr., J.D., the tradition continued on September 17.

  3. Exonerated man shares his personal journey, offers advice to criminal justice students »

    10/7/2019

    Ricky Jackson is not your typical guest speaker. At the time of his exoneration, Jackson was the longest-serving person to be fully exonerated of all crimes. On Oct. 2, Jackson visited the Radford University campus to share his personal journey with students, faculty and staff in the packed auditorium of McGuffey Hall.

  4. Ricky Jackson to share his journey through the justice system at special event »

    9/27/2019

    Radford University students, faculty and staff will have a chance to hear firsthand from Rickey Jackson, who was wrongfully convicted and subsequently spent four years on death row before having his sentenced converted to life in 1977.

  5. From FBI special agent to professor, Luke William Hunt’s unexpected career journey led him to Radford University »

    9/9/2019

    Before joining the Radford family, Luke William Hunt, J.D., Ph.D., served as an FBI Special Agent and clerked for a U.S. federal judge.

  6. A desire to serve: Thomas Armel follows in his parents’ footsteps »

    6/26/2019

    Thomas Armel has known what he wants to be since he was 7 years old: a police officer.

  7. Process informs communication: Simulated emergency response provides students applied experience »

    5/16/2019

    Students in criminal justice and political science had a unique opportunity in late April to collaborate in a response to a mock disaster. 

  8. Center for Police Policy, Practice and Research opens »

    5/8/2019

    A special ceremony that included the inaugural Excellence in Policing award officially opened the Center for Police Practice, Policy and Research on April 24 in Radford University’s College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences Building.

  9. Dispatch simulator allows criminal justice students to gain professional experience »

    5/7/2019

    Students in Radford University’s criminal justice program have the opportunity to practice being a 9-1-1 dispatcher using the same equipment that is used to train professional dispatchers.

  10. Students experience soot and ash in arson investigation exercise »

    5/3/2019

    Students at Radford University entered the aftermath of raging fire as they took part in a unique arson investigation exercise.

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