Articles Tagged “Criminal Justice”

  • Willard Oliver’s New Book

    After 10 years of research and a bookcase full of documents, Willard Oliver, a professor in Sam Houston State University’s Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, has published a comprehensive biography of August Vollmer, known…

  • HUB Show Ahead

    The City of Huntsville, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University, the SHSU Small Business Development Center, HISD and Walker County will together sponsor the Annual Historically Underutilized Business (HUB)/Vendor Show. The…

  • SHSU Graduate to Lead Untested Rape Kit Study

    A Ph.D. graduate from Sam Houston State University is using skills he learned while at SHSU to lead one of the first statewide studies to examine a backlog of untested rape kits in Kentucky. Bradley…

  • SHSU Leadership Initiatives Volunteer Opportunities

    Students looking for ways to get involved on campus or in the community can attend the Leadership Initiatives’ Volunteer Opportunities and Student Organizations Fair today from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Lowman Student…

  • SHSU Forensic Science Faculty Appointed to Texas Forensic Science Commission

    Sam Houston State University College of Criminal Justice professors Sarah Kerrigan and Sheree Hughes-Stamm have been appointed by Gov. Gregg Abbott to serve on the Texas Forensic Science Commission, a statewide body that accredits crime…

  • Three More Arrests Made in Local Skeletal Remains Case

    On Monday, September 19, officers with the Huntsville Police Department began an investigation of skeletal remains found in the area of FM 247 and Grivich Drive. Since that date, HPD detectives have been working diligently…

  • Lee College Huntsville Center Looking for Part-time Adjunct Faculty

    With a growing enrollment of more than 1,200 incarcerated students pursuing associate degrees and certificates, the Lee College Huntsville Center is looking for new adjunct faculty to teach classes part-time at Texas Department of Criminal…

  • New TDCJ Deputy Executive Director Named

    Oscar Mendoza has been selected as the new Deputy Executive Director of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Mendoza brings more than 37 years experience with the agency to the new position. He will assume…

  • TDCJ Hiring Seminar

    Current hiring opportunities and career benefits for Correctional Officers and other positions with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice will be presented during a seminar to be held Thursday at 6:30 at the Texas Prison…

  • An SHSU Research Team Has Come Up with Recommendations for Criminal Agencies’ Handling of Sexual Assault Cases

    According to research findings from Sam Houston State University, Criminal justice agencies need to be prepared to follow up on sexual assault cases with a victim-centered approach in order to improve responses to these crimes…