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Criminal Justice Expert, Dr. Shea Cronin Shares His Views On the Race Gap

Racial disparities have shown little improvement. From 2015 to early 2016, 71 percent of police-civilian encounters in Boston involved persons of color.

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Border Control Through the Eyes of an Arizona Sheriff

Listen to Mark Napier, Sheriff of Pima County in Arizona and also a BU MCJ graduate, as he is interviewed by BBC regarding border control and immigration challenges.

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A Decade of Long Distance Learning Success

It has been 10 years since BU launched its first fully online program, the MCJ. See how far the University’s distance education program has come.

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The MCJ Faculty at a Glance

The BU MCJ program has built a longstanding reputation in the field. Meet a few of the faculty members who make it happen, semester after semester.

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The National Criminal Justice Honor Society

Boston University is a proud member of the National Criminal Justice Honor Society. Learn about its rich history and the many advantages of membership.

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How to Help the Growing Female Prison Population

Mary Ellen Mastrorilli, assistant professor of criminal justice and associate chair of applied social sciences at Boston University is a featured guest blogger on…

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MET Combats Cybercrime

Adjunct Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Kyung-shick Choi (MET’02) addressed the 2015 International Symposium on Cyber Crime Response in Seoul, South Korea..

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U.S. Department of Homeland Security Needs More Cybersecurity Professionals

DHS is actively recruiting cybersecurity professionals.

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New Curriculum Takes a Bite out of Cybercrime

A new Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity sequence prepares students for the forensics exam and a career in cybercriminology.

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Addressing the Merits of College Behind Bars

Presentation: “College Behind Bars: Soft or Sensible?” at the American Correctional Association’s 145th Congress of Correction in August.

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Dr. Kyung-shick Choi’s Latest Book Release

Adjunct Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Kyung-shick Choi, recently released his new book Cybercriminology and Digital Investigation

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Dr. Shea Cronin Shares Policing Expertise with WGBH

“Shift in Cambridge Policing Stems from 2009 Arrest of Henry Louis Gates”

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Dr. Shea Cronin Provides Expertise on Police Administration Quota System

“Auditors: What are Dracut police not doing if they are filling traffic-stop quotas?”

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The BU Community Responds to Obama’s Plan to Fight Cybercrime

Earlier this year, President Obama signed two executive orders designed to fortify the government’s defenses against cyberattacks…

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Dr. Shea Cronin, Criminal Justice Expert Comments on Cop Profiling Report

Is the Boston police department making progress in closing racial gaps? Read remarks by Assistant Professor Shea Cronin.

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Addressing the Unique Challenges Facing Incarcerated Women

How can prison reform improve conditions for women? Hear insight from criminology expert and BU professor Danielle Rousseau.

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Dr. Shea Cronin Provides Insight into Police Relations with Communities of Color

Dr. Shea Cronin shares his views with the Boston Globe.

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Dr. Danielle Rousseau Underscores the Need for Trauma-Informed Approaches for Incarcerated Females

Dr. Danielle Rousseau shares her views with IVN.us.

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New Elective: Trauma and Crisis Intervention

This course examines the psychological impact of trauma on individuals and society.

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Criminal Justice Careers

Take a closer look at the various career paths in the criminal justice system. Explore the options available and learn how earning an advanced degree can help you achieve your goals.

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