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  • REIMAGINING PRISON WITH THE VERA INSTITUTE OF JUSTICE

    October 15, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    On October 10th the Vera Institute of Justice held their Reimagining Prison conference at John Jay College. The event was the culmination of their Reimagining Prison Project and the release of their Reimagining Prison Report, which makes the case for a human-dignity centered approach to incarceration. The event was also held at the Cheshire Correctional Institution in Cheshire Connecticut, […]

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  • SMART ON CRIME CONFERENCE COMES TO JOHN JAY

    October 3, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    On September 25th and 26th, John Jay held the second annual Smart on Crime Innovations Conference, bringing together some of the nation’s top criminal justice authorities and respected leaders. Co-hosted by John Jay College, the Center for American Progress, and the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, a wide range of experts shared their experiences, their data, and […]

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  • EXECUTIVE MASTER’S PROGRAM IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE INAUGURAL GRADUATION

    September 24, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

        On September 17th, the College held the inaugural graduation of the NYPD/John Jay Executive Leadership Master’s Degree Program in Criminal Justice. This program, a partnership with John Jay and the New York City Police Department, was created to educate officers to meet the current and future challenges of policing in their communities. “Given […]

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  • JOHN JAY COLLEGE RANKS AMONG TOP PUBLIC COLLEGES AGAIN IN 2018

    September 24, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    John Jay College is ranked among the top public schools in the country by several publications in 2018, reaffirming our position as a leader in providing access to quality education at an affordable price, and in propelling low-income students into the middle class. In this year’s U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges rankings, John […]

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  • JOHN JAY REMEMBERS ALUMNI MEMBERS LOST ON 9/11

    September 24, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    On Wednesday, September 12th, the John Jay community gathered together to pay tribute to our fallen heroes who lost their lives on September 11th, 2001. Sixty-seven John Jay alumni members were killed that day, and unfortunately, more have later succumbed to illnesses directly related to their efforts on the site. “Today, we honor their memories. […]

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  • RICHARD ROTHSTEIN’S BOOK TALK: THE COLOR OF LAW

    September 24, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Many people believe that residential segregation in America is caused by “de facto segregation” (a separation of groups occurring from natural conditions or preferences), instead of resulting from “de jure” segregation (segregation by law). But, in Professor Richard Rothstein’s new book The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America, he offers […]

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  • INNOVATIVE CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAM TRAINING PROGRAM AT JOHN JAY COLLEGE DELIVERS IMPRESSIVE RESULTS

    September 12, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    In 2015, the office of Professional Studies at John Jay College spearheaded a pilot program called Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training, along with faculty clinicians from our Psychology department to train 550 officers in the New York City Police Department in communication and de-escalation skills when dealing with people with mental disorders, and those in […]

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  • JOHN JAY WELCOMES THE INCOMING FRESHMAN CLASS

    September 12, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Aaliyah John Hometown: Lowmans Hill, St. Vincent Potential Major: Computer Science & Information Security Why John Jay? My parents are both involved in the criminal justice system and I grew up being passionate about this field. As I got older, I also became interested in Computer Science & Information Security, and at John Jay I […]

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  • JOHN JAY CUNY SERVICE CORPS STUDENTS VOLUNTEER IN PUERTO RICO

    September 12, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Click here for a Spanish translation  “They were excited to interact with us and would say ‘¡Por fin! Tengo mas gente con quien yo puedo hablar’, ‘finally I have more people to talk to.’”—Aaron Fortin, John Jay student volunteer.   Dedicated to making a difference in the world, this past June, John Jay’s CUNY Service […]

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  • NY STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY DEBATE THROUGH THE EYES OF JOHN JAY STUDENTS

    September 12, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    On August 28th the four Democratic candidates for New York State Attorney General came to John Jay for a heated debate moderated by NY1’s Errol Louis and Spectrum News’ Liz Benjamin. Many John Jay students submitted questions for the candidates—Leecia Eve, Letitia James, Sean Patrick Maloney, and Zephyr Teachout—but four student ambassadors had the added opportunity […]

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