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 […]
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 […]
William Brawner, star of the documentary 25 to Life, will serve as the guest speaker for the annual HIV/AIDS program being held on campus this Wednesday, February 15 in the McIntyre Conference Center at 10:00 a.m. Brawner will speak at 11:00 a.m. and his documentary will be shown at 1:00 p.m. This event is being […]
As part of the Criminal Justice Lecture Series, criminal justice classes attended a lecture about the State of New Jersey criminal justice reforms. Hon. Sheila Venable, PJ, JSC, led a discussion about major changes in court proceedings regarding bail and speedy trial issues. The lecture was presented by the Hudson County Superior Court Criminal Division.
Officers from the Jersey City Police Department visited campus for a group discussion about traffic safety on Thursday, October 6. Criminal Justice Adjunct Professor Thomas Lucas, Criminal Justice Lecturer Kevin Callahan, J.D. and Associate Professor Raymond Rainville, Ph.D., scheduled the meeting. The officers were P.O. Travis Ragland, P.O. Joseph Sandwith and Det. Michael Manzo. Students […]
Brian L. Royster, Ed.D., an assistant professor of criminal justice and a retired New Jersey state trooper, published a book review of Walter Philbrick’s, Surviving: A Citizen’s Guide to Surviving Street Crimes and Terrorist Attacks. The review was published in Security Management, a publication of ASIS International. Read the review here.
Kevin G. Callahan, J.D. ’69, lecturer of criminal justice is participating in an initiative to start the first youth court in Jersey City. Youth courts train teens to serve on real-life cases involving their peers. A goal of the program is to keep minors out of the criminal justice system by having them judged and […]
Earlier this month Kevin Callahan J.D. ’69, associate professor of criminal justice, gave the keynote address for the Rutgers Model Congress Conference for high school students presented by the Edward J. Bloustine School of Planning and Public Policy. More than 400 high school students were in attendance at the event, where Professor Callahan discussed the […]
The criminal justice department sponsored an event last week titled, “Fighting HIV/AIDS Together: An Awareness Program.” Students filled the McIntyre Conference Center to hear from The Hudson County HIV/AIDS Service Planning Council on HIV and STD awareness. Luis Farmer, M.S.S.A., group facilitator and activist also gave a presentation titled, “How I Became Better, and Not […]