Criminal Justice


Students and Faculty from Korea visit Saint Peter’s: February 9, 2023

On February 9, 2023, twenty students and three professors (including the Department Chair) from Youngsan University’s Department of Police Administration visited the Jersey City campus, and met with Dean Zhu and members of the criminal justice department. While on campus, the Youngsan students observed Dr. Hyounagh Park’s Criminal Corrections Systems class, and then participated in […]

2022 Criminal Justice Department Career Fair: April 7, 2022

More than 20 criminal justice agencies in New Jersey state participated and introduced their roles and recruitment processes. Students of Criminal Justice majors and other students had a good time to obtain information on their future career. Participated agencies are as follows: Bayonne Police Department Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Bergen County Sheriff’s Office Essex County […]

2022 Criminal Justice Department Career Fair

Hudson County SWAT Team Presentation and Demonstration of Team’s Activities

Criminal Justice Student Association  (C.J.S.A.) invited the Hudson County SWAT team. Five Hudson County SWAT team members visited students and explained their roles, missions, and hiring process on 17th. NOV. in Mclintrye Conference Center. They also demonstrated how they enter dangerous places, what kinds of equipment they have, how to operate in hostage situations, school shootings, terrorist activities, and […]

Hudson County SWAT

Alpha Phi Sigma, the National Criminal Justice Honor Society, Hosted Successful Fundraising Event for the L.I.N.D.A. Organization

The Saint Peter’s chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma, the National Criminal Justice Honor Society, hosted a successful fundraising event for L.I.N.D.A. organization.  The event featured a variety of musicians, poets, comedians, and essayists, including some members of the Saint Peter’s community. Short film featured by SPU Alumna Poeism A Love Lost & Found Kari Larsen, Chair […]

Raymond R. Rainville Criminal Justice Speaker Series with Lieutenant Brian Lucas

On September 30, 2021, the Criminal Justice Department launched its annual Raymond R. Rainville Criminal Justice Speaker Series with Lieutenant Brian Lucas from the Confidential Investigations Unit of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office. Lt. Lucas spoke about investigating  alleged incidents of police misconduct, including claims of police brutality and inappropriate social media posts.  Lt. Lucas also explained that a […]

Lieutenant Brian Lucas from the Confidential Investigations Unit of the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office

Discussion with Michael Osgood, former Chief of N.Y.P.D. Special Victims Unit

On October 21, 2020,  Michael Osgood, former Chief of N.Y.P.D. Special Victims Unit, led a captivating discussion about his experience in the department, and how it led to consulting on the Law & Order S.V.U. television series.    S.V.U. on T.V.  vs. S.V.U. in Real Life compared and contrasted the popular television series with the realities of N.Y.P.D.’s […]

Michael Osgood, former Chief of N.Y.P.D. Special Victims Unit

Criminal Justice Professor Collaborates with NYIT to Host Donation Drive

Beth Adubato, Ph.D., associate professor of criminal justice and founder of the L.I.N.D.A. (Living in New Directions Accessories) organization, worked with the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Brandstanders, a student-run public relations agency, to host a donation drive for the organization. The nonprofit helps women who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, have […]


Prolific Jersey City Coaches Speak at Doyle Symposium

Two speakers who have deep Jersey City roots discussed “Preventing Juvenile Delinquency Through Sports, Supervision and Self-Esteem” at the 17th Annual Stephen D. Doyle Criminal Justice Symposium on Thursday, April 6. Jerry Walker, president and CEO of Team Walker, and Bob Hurley ’71, president and head basketball coach of Saint Anthony’s High School shared their […]

William Brawner, founder and director of Haven Youth Center, Gives Keynote Address at HIV/AIDS Awareness Program

The Criminal Justice Department hosted its annual HIV/AIDS Awareness program on Wednesday, presented in collaboration with the Hudson County HIV/AIDS Prevention Planning Council. The keynote speaker was William Brawner, star of the documentary 25 to Life. For 25 years, Brawner kept his HIV positive status a secret; the documentary is about his journey as he […]