Criminal Justice

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Mission 

The Criminal Justice Department is committed to preparing our students to move successfully into criminal justice careers or postgraduate work as liberally educated, intellectually mature, ethically aware, and culturally sensitive people. 

Degrees 

The Department of Criminal Justice currently offers students the choice between two majors, two minors, and two emphases.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE 

  • Major / Minor
  • Emphases
  • Certificates

FORENSIC INVESTIGATION

  • Major / Minor                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Transfer students

*Update of information in process. Contact the Department of Criminal Justice at 608.3421662 for more information.

Facilities

 

CJA CAREER DAY

Sponsored by the Criminal Justice Association. Representatives from local, state, federal and private agencies will be in attendance. 

CAREER DAY 2017

TUESDAY, 03/07/17

VELZY COMMONS, ULLSVIK HALL

Open to the Public

9 am: K9 Presentation

10 am - 3 pm: Meet with Representatives of Agencies and Departments at Booths

12 pm: Presentation on Child Death Investigation

*Contact the Criminal Justice Association at uwpcja@gmail.com for more information

IN THE NEWS

Restorative Justice at Prairie du Chien Correctional Institution, November 2016

Special Agent to Share Insights about Cultural Diversity, November 2016

Criminal Justice Celebrates 50 Years, October 2016

Second Annual 21st Policing Conference, September 2016

Use of Force Focus for Upcoming Policing Conference, August 2016

Third Annual Restorative Justice Conference, March 2016

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