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SCJ Ranked #11 Nationally

     Rutgers University-Newark’s School of Criminal Justice is ranked *#11 for the Best Criminal Justice Schools & Universities in the U.S. by University HQ: https://universityhq.org/best-colleges/rankings/criminal-justice-schools/ *inclusive of undergrad and master’s level options   Rutgers University-Newark (university level ranking) has been ranked #4 for the Best Master’s Degree in New Jersey by University HQ : https://universityhq.org/best-colleges/new-jersey/#masters Website: https://universityhq.org Learn More

McCarthy: “The Past as Prologue: Police Stops and Legacies of Complaints About Neighborhood Police Misconduct”

SCJ Dean Bill McCarthy has published an article with SAGE Publishing and Race and Justice titled “The Past as Prologue: Police Stops and Legacies of Complaints About Neighborhood Police Misconduct.” Abstract Quantitative analyses show that police stop and frisks are highly concentrated by neighborhood. Interview and ethnographic studies show that police routinely share information about... Learn More

WATCH: Interview Series with Dr. William Terrill, SCJ ’94

SCJ Instructor Dr. Beth Adubato Interviews Dr. William Terrill, SCJ ’94 Dean McCarthy: “Inspiring interview in which Dr. Terrill talks about his journey from a police officer in the Air Force to graduate study at Rutgers School of Criminal Justice, to his position as Professor in the School of Criminology & Criminal Justice at Arizona... Learn More

NOMINATIONS OPEN: Undergraduate Alumni Awards

Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice Undergraduate Alumni Awards The Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice (SCJ) is excited to present its Undergraduate Alumni Awards. These celebrate and recognize the achievements of our outstanding undergraduate alumni. Descriptions of each alumni award are as follows:Lifetime Achievement AwardPresented in recognition of life-long contributions to the field of... Learn More

US Associate Attorney General Cites Work of RU’s NPSC

On Tuesday, the U.S. Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta gave an impassioned shout-out to Rutgers University – Newark and the Newark Public Safety Collaborative (NPSC) during her opening remarks at the Department of Justice OJP ‘Community Violence Intervention & Prevention Initiative’ national conference in St. Louis. Watch the clip (at 32:45 – 33:30 minutes) and... Learn More

upcoming events
Come See SCJ at the RUN Open House!
  • Saturday, September 30th 2023
  • 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
  • Rutgers University-Newark

MA in Criminal Justice Info Session
  • Tuesday, October 3rd 2023
  • 12:00-1:00 PM
  • ZOOM

SCJ Agency Talks: Internships
  • Wednesday, October 4th 2023
  • 2:30-3:50PM
  • School of Criminal Justice, Room 572

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