"Point Park's criminal justice administration program prepares any professional already in the field to reach greater heights in criminal justice leadership and administration, while also preparing someone who might be changing careers to enter the criminal justice field for the first time."
"At Point Park, I learned how to manage multiple projects, conduct research and analyze data, utilize history to assist in making decisions and a great deal about the criminal justice system in Pennsylvania."
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Students in the Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society and Criminal Justice Club at Point Park recently delivered 100 backpacks containing granola bars, hand sanitizers, hand warmers and information about the University's Department of Criminal Justice and Intelligence Studies programs to various Pittsburgh Police zones.
Friday, February 28, 2020
United States Supreme Court Police Sergeants Charmaine Carr and Mark Hosier recently visited Point Park University to discuss career opportunities with students from the Department of Criminal Justice and Intelligence Studies.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Graduate students in the Master of Science in criminal justice administration program focused their research and presentations on key community and societal concerns: opioid drug use and the need for standard operating procedure manuals for police departments.
Monday, April 1, 2019
Point Park University’s Alpha Phi Sigma Chapter — the nation’s only accredited criminal justice honor society — recently inducted 16 undergraduate students from the Department of Criminal Justice and Intelligence Studies.
Friday, March 29, 2019
The Supreme Court of the United States Police Department is looking to hire 40 new officers — and Point Park University was one of the selected campuses Officers Ryan Dunford and Thaddeus Covaleski ’15, Point Park intelligence and national security alumnus, visited.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
More than 150 police officers and civilians were honored at the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Inaugural Years of Service Recognition Ceremony Dec. 12 at Point Park University.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Workplace violence, school violence, terrorism and police race relations were the topics of focus at the latest Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration Graduate Symposium held July 25 on campus.
Friday, May 25, 2018
Through a bake sale on campus, a Peppi's hoagie sale and a paint night at Paint Monkey at The Waterfront, the Criminal Justice Club and the Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honor Society raised $750 for the police department.
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Alumna Maurita Bryant ’06 ’07 was honored with the Certificate of Excellence in Law Enforcement Leadership award April 17 by Point Park University’s Department of Criminal Justice and Intelligence Studies and Criminal Justice Club.
Monday, August 14, 2017
From juvenile violence to the opioid epidemic, students in the Master of Science in criminal justice administration program addressed some of the most serious issues facing our nation Aug. 2 at the CJA Graduate Symposium held on campus.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
The Department of Criminal Justice and Intelligence Studies at Point Park University inducted the following 13 undergraduate and graduate students into the Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society at a ceremony on campus March 23.
Friday, September 2, 2016
Master of Science in criminal justice administration students presented research Aug. 20 on a variety of criminal justice related issues including the effectiveness of pretrial detention, legal immigrant drug crime and veterans treatment courts.
Monday, December 21, 2015
Students in the M.S. in criminal justice administration program capstone seminar course at Point Park University presented their research Dec. 10 on a variety of topics, from prisoner recidivism and human trafficking to the debates surrounding police body cameras and the USA Patriot Act.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
A variety of government and law enforcement agencies throughout the region and state recently spent the day on Point Park's campus for a career event hosted by the University's Department of Criminal Justice and Intelligence Studies and Career Development Center.