Justice and Safety
Dr. Peter Kraska has spent the last 25 years studying militarism and its consequences for how America deals with social problems, testifying last fall before the U.S. Senate on the militarization of police.
Greg Gorbett, associate professor in the Department of Fire Protection and Paramedicine Sciences at Eastern Kentucky University,has been selected to serve as a member of the Crime Scene/Death Investigation Scientific Area Committee’s (SAC’s) Fire Scene and Explosives Subcommittee within the Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC).
Not many Americans have any great desire to travel to Siberia.
But Dr. Michael Schumann’s interest in the region has helped extend the reach and reputation of Eastern Kentucky University into that scenic but often forgotten part of the world.
Greg Gorbett, associate professor in Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Justice & Safety, was featured recently as one of the nation’s “Top 15 Arson Investigation Professors” by ForensicsColleges.com.
The best way to find out what motivates a burglar is to simply ask.
That theory sparked a study by a team of researchers, including Eastern Kentucky University professor Dr. Kristie Blevins, who conducted surveys with hundreds of convicted offenders in three states to glean insight into intruders’ motivations and methods.
The Eastern Kentucky University College of Justice and Safety’s annual “Night of Distinguished Professionals” recently recognized the achievements of two justice and safety practitioners, and one student more than 7,000 miles away.
As the U.S. Department of Homeland Security marks its 10th anniversary on March 1, one of the nation’s top homeland security programs continues to thrive at Eastern Kentucky University.
The comments Dr. Allen Ault heard from employment recruiters formed a familiar refrain, all centering on their need for creative and critical thinkers who are strong communicators with leadership skills.
So the dean of Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Justice & Safety determined that his students would possess those “essential elements of success.”
Peer influence and low self-control appear to be the major factors fueling juvenile cybercrime such as computer hacking and online bullying, according to a new study conducted by an Eastern Kentucky University faculty member and two others.