Law & Justice

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