In the Field

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Probationary Work in Federal Justice

The job of federal probation officers is to supervise offenders in the community, help direct them toward helpful resources, such as job training, and ensure [...]

2017 Oregon Justice Reinvestment Summit

Growing Prison Population in Oregon In 2015, the first Oregon Justice Reinvestment Summit was held amid growing concerns about the size and cost of the [...]

New Institute to Focus on Community-Police Relations

Tragedies in communities such as Ferguson, Baltimore, and Dallas have drawn national attention to the growing problems between law enforcement and the communities that they [...]

How to Pursue a Criminology Degree Entirely Online

The criminology and criminal justice job market is expanding to meet the needs of the field. For those who may be considering a career in [...]

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Videos

Watch our videos that focus on course descriptions and faculty research

Mike Benson – White Collar Offenders

Hear from Dr. Danielle McGurrin as she interviews Dr. Michael Benson who explains his experiences and research on white collar crime. View Transcript Danielle McGurrin: [...]

Courtney Percival – CCJ Careers: Crime Analyst

Listen as Courtney Percival, CCJO Graduate, discusses her responsibilities and answers questions about her position as a crime analyst. View Transcript Tom: Good evening, everyone! [...]

Jessica Brainard – CCJ Careers: Portland Police Officer

Listen as CCJO graduate, Jessica Brainard, describes her responsibilities and training as a Portland Police Officer. View Transcript Tom Hodge: Good morning and welcome to [...]

David Kennedy – Stopping It

David Kennedy, the Director of the Center for Crime Prevention and Control, discusses the crisis of guns, gangs and mass incarceration. View Transcript So this [...]

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Infographics

View our infographics that illustrate criminal justice data.

What You Need to Know About Sentencing Reform

Lawmakers and policy leaders are looking for creative solutions to persistent federal and state prison overcrowding. They have come up with reforms for federal mandatory [...]

Top Careers for Students of Criminology and Criminal Justice

What will a bachelor’s in Criminal Justice do for you? Though this degree is invaluable if you are seeking a career in law enforcement, it [...]

5 Myths About the Criminal Justice Field

What will a bachelor’s in Criminology & Criminal Justice do for you? Society today has an obsession with crime. Television shows that showcase crime solving [...]

Terrifying Truths and Myths About Halloween

Your degree in criminology and criminal justice may make you more aware of the increasing importance of caution during important times – especially when it [...]

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Community College Partnerships

This section highlights the community colleges that we partner with to assist students with transfer credit who are looking to earn their bachelor’s degree.

Oregon Coast Community College

PSU’s Bachelor’s in Criminology and Criminal Justice Online program accepts the following courses as transfer credits from Oregon Coast Community College: Oregon Coast Community College [...]

Southwestern Oregon Community College

PSU’s Bachelor’s in Criminology and Criminal Justice Online program accepts the following courses as transfer credits from Southwestern Oregon Community College: Southwestern Oregon Community College [...]

Tillamook Bay Community College

PSU’s Bachelor’s in Criminology and Criminal Justice Online program accepts the following courses as transfer credits from Tillamook Bay Community College: Tillamook Bay Community College [...]

Rogue Community College

PSU’s Bachelor’s in Criminology and Criminal Justice Online program accepts the following courses as transfer credits from Rogue Community College:   Rogue Community College – CJ [...]

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