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White House Safety Datapalooza

Dr. Leslie Kennedy and Dr. Joel Caplan were invited to the White House Safety Datapalooza. This was the Second Annual White House Safety Datapalooza with the U.S. Department of Transportation and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The event brought together innovators from the private, nonprofit, and academic sectors who are using freely available government data... Learn More

Rutgers alumni featured in NBC News

Dr. William Terrill, who received his PhD from the Rutgers School of Criminal Justice in 2000, was featured in the NBC News article What is police brutality? Depends on where you live. The news article discusses when police officers use force, and when the use of force is excessive. Dr. Terrill is currently an associate professor... Learn More

Provost Todd Clear Receives High Honors

Dr. Todd Clear, Provost of Rutgers Univesity-Newark receiveed the 2014 Founder’s Award of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS). This award is presented to ACJS members who have provided outstanding service to ACJS and criminal justice education. Established in 1963, ACJS is an international association that “promotes criminal justice education, research, and policy analysis within... Learn More

Dr. Joel Caplan receives a Rutgers Board of Trustees Research Fellowship for Scholarly Excellence

Dr. Joel Caplan received a Rutgers Board of Trustees Research Fellowship for Scholarly Excellence. This fellowship honors faculty members who have recently been promoted with tenure and whose work shows exceptional promise. The fellowship includes a citation and a $1,000 research account. Dr. Caplan was honored for innovative approaches to understanding spatial patterns of crime, especially his... Learn More

SCJ Fall 2018 Newsletter

Welcome to Fall 2018 From Dean Rod K. Brunson As Dean of the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University – Newark, it is my absolute pleasure to introduce our Fall 2018 newsletter. I also encourage you to carefully browse our webpages and schedule an in-person visit to our amazing School. I am confident that you will be thoroughly... Learn More

MA Open House Spring 2019

The event’s purpose is to provide information about our master’s program to undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing a graduate degree in Criminal Justice. This will be a great opportunity for undergraduate students to talk directly to our faculty, staff and current masters students. A portion of the session will focus on the application... Learn More