Tag: criminal justice

Senior, a Lead in “Born Yesterday,” Balances Theater and Criminal Justice

Senior, a Lead in “Born Yesterday,” Balances Theater and Criminal Justice

Shaheera Hussein’s unscripted approach to life and her openness to accept new challenges that now finds her months away from graduating with dual bachelor’s degrees in theater and criminal justice.

Posted in: Arts and Culture
Community Policing That Encourages Building Relationships May Reduce Police Violence, Says New Research

Community Policing That Encourages Building Relationships May Reduce Police Violence, Says New Research

Community policing that encourages relationships with local citizens may reduce police violence, while proactive policing strategies are associated with higher police violence, according to new Rutgers University–Camden research.

Posted in: Research Highlights
Rutgers-Camden Spearheads Launch of New Jersey Innocence Project

Rutgers-Camden Spearheads Launch of New Jersey Innocence Project

New Jersey now has an organization associated with the national Innocence Network to help exonerate wrongly convicted people.

Posted in: Community Outreach
Law School Graduate Aims to Make An Impact in Criminal Justice Reforms and Civil Rights

Law School Graduate Aims to Make An Impact in Criminal Justice Reforms and Civil Rights

Morgan Humphrey decided to pursue a career in law after witnessing injustices against Black and Latinx people.

Posted in: Campus Life
Youth of Color More Likely To Report Emotional Distress During Witnessed Police Stops, Says New Study

Youth of Color More Likely To Report Emotional Distress During Witnessed Police Stops, Says New Study

Even witnessing police stops is more likely to cause emotional distress for youth of color than for their white counterparts, according to new research.

Posted in: Research Highlights