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  1. 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.

  2. Deputy Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Virginia visits for Prelaw Society event »

    5/3/2019

    The Prelaw Society at Radford University hosted Victoria N. Pearson, deputy attorney general for the Commonwealth of Virginia, who spoke with prospective law students at Radford University on April 18 in the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences.

  3. Commitment, Compassion and Courage: Radford University students honor Trooper Lucas B. Dowell »

    4/25/2019

    The Highlander family can be characterized as a group that consistently shows strength, unity and a strong sense of support. This was evident recently when Virginia State Police Trooper Lucas B. Dowell was killed in the line of duty.

  4. Criminal justice professor lends expertise to local media outlets »

    4/3/2019

    Criminal Justice Associate Professor Luke William Hunt spoke with two media outlets and analyzed the recent developments in the Russia investigation.

  5. Criminal Justice, Communication students handle intense press conference simulation »

    3/19/2019

    In a collaborative event, students from the Department of Criminal Justice and the School of Communication tackled the experience of a press conference with the goal of effectively delivering information to the media and to the public.

  6. Eyes from the sky: criminal justice professor pursues drone research »

    12/14/2018

    Drones bring about thoughts of Sci-Fi classics, such as Terminator, which had SkyNet using drones to search for and gather people.

  7. Criminal Justice virtual reality lab allows students to recreate crime scenes and more in a safe environment »

    12/14/2018

    Virtual reality systems allow users to visit far-away places from just about anywhere, but these same systems also are finding their way into courtrooms and police departments.

  8. 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. 

  9. 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.

     

  10. 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.

     

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