Articles Tagged “Criminal Justice”

  • Offenders to be Transfered From Pack Unit

    Yesterday, TDCJ Director of Public Information, Jason Clark, informed KBTX Channel 3 News that: “Following an order issued by a federal judge last month, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice submitted a plan Thursday afternoon…

  • Houston Area Samaritan to Address SHSU Graduates

    A well-known area service and community leader, who lives up to Sam Houston State University’s motto “The measure of a Life is its Service,” will address the 973 graduating students in the upcoming commencement ceremonies…

  • Correctional Officer Found Dead of Apparent Self-inflicted Gunshot Wound

    According to a story on KTRK TV, early Sunday morning a correctional officer was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at the Ferguson Unit in Midway, Texas. The name of the officer has…

  • 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…