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4 C.S.I. Myths

By Mordecai H. Hunter Law-enforcement is an alluring profession. If television is to be believed, the perfect crime is an impossibility- DNA is everywhere, and the even the flimsiest evidence will convict the guilty. The hot detective in the heels will always fall f ...

Is a Criminal Justice Degree Really Worth it?

There is a perception out there that people who pursue a criminal justice degree are wasting their money on a degree that’s going to be of no use. The fact is that it is a worthwhile degree if you earn it at a reputable university. So, why are people so negative about it? Maybe bec ... ...

Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice

There lies a very thin line between enforcing the law and protecting the civil liberties of the citizens officers are sworn to protect. Every day there are stories all over the news and the internet about law enforcement officers infringing upon the civil liberties of citizens, and subsequent ...

Non-Lethal Weapons: An Asset or a Danger?

The use of so-called "non-lethal" weapons by law enforcement has become a controversial issue encompassing a broad range of different-- and often conflicting--laws, rules and regulations, as well as procedures. While some experts point out the incorrect terminology of some of these ... ...

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Is a Criminal Justice Degree Really Worth it?

There is a perception out there that people who pursue a criminal justice degree are wasting their money on a degree that’s going to be of no use. The fact is that it is a worthwhile degree if you earn it at a reputable university. So, why are people so negative about it? Maybe bec ... ...

4 C.S.I. Myths

By Mordecai H. Hunter Law-enforcement is an alluring profession. If television is to be believed, the perfect crime is an impossibility- DNA is everywhere, and the even the flimsiest evidence will convict the guilty. The hot detective in the heels will always fall f ...

Non-Lethal Weapons: An Asset or a Danger?

The use of so-called "non-lethal" weapons by law enforcement has become a controversial issue encompassing a broad range of different-- and often conflicting--laws, rules and regulations, as well as procedures. While some experts point out the incorrect terminology of some of these ... ...

Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice

There lies a very thin line between enforcing the law and protecting the civil liberties of the citizens officers are sworn to protect. Every day there are stories all over the news and the internet about law enforcement officers infringing upon the civil liberties of citizens, and subsequent ...