Law & Justice

Strobl honored with American Society of Criminology award

Strobl honored with American Society of Criminology award

Authored on: Dec 12, 2019, Written by: Laurie Hamer
Dr. Staci Strobl, associate professor of criminal justice at UW-Platteville, and two colleagues recently received the American Society of Criminology Division of White-Collar and Corporate Crime’s 2019 Outstanding Article Award at the organization’s annual meeting in San Francisco, California.

Horrific Crime Scene revisited Event

UW-Platteville Horrific Crime Scene Revisited exhibit offers mystery, intrigue

Authored on: Nov 11, 2019, Written by: Laurie Hamer
UW-Platteville students, faculty and staff and Platteville community members helped solve a simulated crime at the ninth annual Horrific Crime Scene Revisited event held recently at Rountree Gallery in Platteville.

SWAT drill

Criminal justice students gain critical skills during drill with area SWAT team

Authored on: Nov 11, 2019, Written by: Laurie Hamer
Nineteen criminal justice students recently gained critical skills in tactical response and hostage negotiations during a “barricaded subjects, armed and with hostages” scenario drill conducted by the Grant/Iowa County Crisis Resolution Team, the county’s special weapons and tactics law enforcement unit.

Panel participants

Strobl joins international team, shares policy ideas with UK Parliament

Authored on: Oct 10, 2019, Written by: Laurie Hamer
Dr. Staci Strobl, associate professor of criminal justice at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, has been asked to join an international team of scholars convened by the Sectarianism, Proxies and De-sectarianization project, based at the Richardson Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Lancaster in Lancashire, England.

Nicholas Drott

Alumnus credits restorative justice experience for career success

Authored on: Oct 10, 2019, Written by: Laurie Hamer

There are moments in life when a decision to explore something new turns out to be life-changing, both personally and professionally.


Tim Juedes

Pioneer Spotlight: Timothy Juedes

Authored on: Oct 10, 2019, Written by: Laurie Hamer
Tim Juedes, a lecturer of criminal justice, is a UW-Platteville alumnus and has taught forensic investigation courses at the university since spring 2015. His specialties are fingerprint analysis and criminalistics.

criminal justice awards

Criminal Justice Programs Featured in Two Rankings for Best Online Degrees

Authored on: Jun 06, 2019, Written by: Amanda Miller

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville criminal justice programs have been recognized by Online School Report for best online degrees for 2019.


Shannon Konkol

Konkol to pursue law degree, hopes to help victims of domestic violence

Authored on: Jun 06, 2019, Written by: Laurie Hamer

Shannon Konkol credits outstanding professors and unique, hands-on learning experiences for helping her gain the knowledge, skills and confidence she needs to continue her journey toward her career goal: to earn a law degree and represent victims of domestic violence.


Kyle Engels at Commencement on May 11, 2019

Engels accepted into doctoral program at University of Colorado-Boulder

Authored on: May 05, 2019, Written by: Laurie Hamer

As Kyle Engels walked across the stage at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s commencement ceremony on May 11, he felt a mixture of emotions, including happiness, pride and excitement.


Dr. Staci Strobl

Strobl presents at United Nations session on women

Authored on: Mar 03, 2019, Written by: Laurie Hamer

Dr. Staci Strobl, associate professor of criminal justice at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, recently presented at the 63rd session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women held March 11-22 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.


Asia attended the Division of Professional Studies’ spring 2018 commencement reception with her parents.

Degree program leads to discovery of new passion

Authored on: Mar 03, 2019, Written by: Cheryl Lange

As the Human Trafficking Case Manager at Sojourner Family Peace Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Asia Jackson provides advocacy to survivors of trafficking and develops trainings on human trafficking for the community and service providers.


Javier Pena and Steve Murphy

Inspirations of NARCOS to be Distinguished Lecturers

Authored on: Mar 03, 2019, Written by: Abbey Pignatari

Steve Murphy and Javier Peña are former DEA agents who successfully hunted down and captured the Colombian drug lord and narcoterrorist Pablo Escobar, the head of the Medellin Cartel in the 1980s and 1990s.


Spenser Wingert

Alumnus credits undergraduate professors, internships for success in law school

Authored on: Feb 02, 2019, Written by: Laurie Hamer

Fueled by a strong work ethic and a desire to pursue a career in which he can create lasting social change, University of Wisconsin-Platteville alumnus Spencer Wingert is already well on his way to achieving one of his lifetime goals: to earn a law degree.


Chief Koval addressing students

Madison police chief talks with students about police-community relations

Authored on: Feb 02, 2019, Written by: Laurie Hamer

More than 100 University of Wisconsin-Platteville criminal justice and forensic investigation students, faculty and staff recently gained knowledge and insight into police-community relations from an expert in the f