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CCJ 435 Crime, Grime and Fear
Examine the factors that combine to intensify neighborhood crime and community decline, with a focus on crime patterns, disorder, fear of crime, police-citizen relations, and [...]
CCJ 404 Internship
PSU student discusses the importance of a criminal justice internship.
CCJ 330 Crime Control Strategies
Explore ideas on what can be done to address, prevent, and control crime, as well as apply real-world policies and issues to answer some of [...]
Kris Henning – Research Spotlight
Listen to Dr. Henning as he discusses his collaboration with local criminal justice agencies, as well as his strong focus on evidence-based practice.
Laura Hickman – Research Spotlight
Hear from Dr. Hickman as she examines her work with immigration and crime.
Mark Leymon – Research Spotlight
Understand Dr. Leymon’s research and how he uses his sociology background in the field of criminology and criminal justice. View Transcript My name Mark Leymon. [...]
Deb Lindberg – Criminal Justice
Hear from Dr. Lindberg as she talks about her view of criminology and criminal justice. View Transcript 00:13 One of the most valuable things about [...]
Robert Lockwood – Student Centered Program
Listen as Dr. Lockwood discusses how the CCJO program uses students as “co-teachers” in the program. View Transcript 00:12 My name is Bob Lockwood and [...]
Danielle McGurrin – Theory and Practice
Hear from Dr. McGurrin as she discusses the elements that she likes to study in the field of criminology and criminal justice. View Transcript 00:15 [...]
Brian Renauer – Research Spotlight
Listen to Dr. Renauer as he discusses his focus on public perceptions of police legitimacy and trust in police.
CCJ 420 Criminal Law and Legal Reasoning
This class focuses on giving students the necessary skills to solve problems through reading and researching cases and law reviews. Criminal Law & Legal Reasoning [...]
CCJ 340 Crime Analysis
An introduction to the basic methods used in analyzing data from criminal justice agencies, including temporal and spatial analysis of crime patterns, calculation of crime [...]
CCJ 380 Research Methods
Watch this video, produced and written by Dr. Mark Leymon, on the importance of Research Methods in the…
CCJ 410 Science and Practice of Profiling
Assistant Professor Mark Leymon discusses his class, Science and Practice of Profiling, offered in the CCJO Bachelor’s Degree program. View Transcript 00:13 I am very [...]