Articles Tagged “Criminal Justice”

  • 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…

  • Bryan Collier Named New TDCJ Executive Director

    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) has a new incoming Executive Director. Bryan Collier, the agency’s Deputy Executive Director, was appointed to the top position by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice during their…

  • TDCJ Offenders Moved from Ramsey Unit Saturday Due to Flooding

    Saturday, rising flood waters from the Brazos River called for the evacuation of 1,700 offenders  from TDCJ’s Ramsey Unit in the Rosesharon area. Officials also ordered the relocation of about 100 vehicles from the close-by…

  • SHSU Criminal Justice Students Work with Community Organizations

    Sam Houston State University students in the College of Criminal Justice recently worked with community organizations as part of two Academic Community Engagement courses. Students enrolled in SHSU’s Master of Science in homeland security program…

  • SHSU Professor Honored with Distinguished Professor Award

    Larry Hoover, professor of criminal justice at Sam Houston State University, recently was named a Distinguished Professor for his outstanding contributions to SHSU and the criminal justice field. The announcement was made at the annual…

  • SHSU College of Criminal Justice Honors Day Activities Ahead

    SHSU’s College of Criminal Justice has a special event coming up this week. Department publications coordinator Beth Kuhles tells us all about it . . . .

  • TDCJ Executive Director Brad Livingston Retiring

    Executive Director of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Brad Livingston, announced Friday afternoon to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice his decision to retire after leading the agency for nearly 12 years. Livingston is…

  • SHSU Graduation Ahead

    Sam Houston State University will inaugurate its first commencement season featuring three sets of ceremonies with three speakers whose work has had an impact on the city, region and state. SHSU Associate Director of Communications…