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NewsFeed: Trying To Find Houses For The Formely Incarcerated

NewsFeed: Trying To Find Houses For The Formely Incarcerated

Even out of prison people with a criminal background still cannot seem to get a break. For the formerly incarcerated finding a home can be difficult especially when landlords can choose to bar such individuals. A toolkit or guide was developed by Fortune Society and John Jay College Criminal Justice to help people with a […]


NewsFeed: The Crime Report Developed A Top Ten List for Criminal Justices Stories of 2011

NewsFeed: The Crime Report Developed A Top Ten List for Criminal Justices Stories of 2011

The Crime Report, published by the Center on Media, Crime and Justice at John Jay College of Criminal Justice,with the help of contributors and bloggers complied a list of top ten Criminal Justice stories of 2011. The stories were according to The Crime Report to be significant and interesting in terms of Criminal Justice. Topics […]


NewsFeed: Murder Is Down, But Why?

NewsFeed: Murder Is Down, But Why?

This year alone New York City has experienced its third lowest homicide rates of 502. The lowest being in 2009 of 471 and the second being in 2007 of 499. The decline in homicide is also more significant or sharper in the city than anywhere else in the nation. Mayor Bloomberg attributes the decrease to […]


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Murder Mystery

Murder Mystery

The Long Island serial killings of women prostitutes have become a mystery even being called “the Gilgo Beach Murder mystery.” Many experts believe that there are multiple killers due to the number of victims, the different methods used in disposing the body, and the number of years that separate the murders. Louis B. Schlesinger, Professor […]


QuickLinks: John Jay offers Human Rights Minor for Fall 2012

QuickLinks: John Jay offers Human Rights Minor for Fall 2012

  The Human Rights Studies minor John Jay College of Criminal Justice Share this:


NewsFeed: Joint Degree MA/JD

NewsFeed: Joint Degree MA/JD

John Jay College  and New York Law School next year will launch a four year joint degree of Forensic Psychology and Law. The aim for this joint degree is to have attorneys that are trained in mental disability law that can advocate and create public policy to help people with mental disabilities and also to […]


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The United States and Somalia have yet to ratify a treaty that protects the rights of children. The treaty is widely accepted among the United Nations and is considered to be a landmark in terms of children human rights. Amnesty International Share this:


NewsFeed: John Jay Lecturer Comments On Abuse In Correctional Institution

NewsFeed: John Jay Lecturer Comments On Abuse In Correctional Institution

John Jay College Lecturer Martin Horn compares Penn State scandal to the allegations of corrections officers assaulting inmates that were convicted of sex crimes. Horn comments that is not surprising for there to be abuse in a correctional institution. TribLIVE Share this:


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NewsFeed: Inside The Mind Of A Sexual Homicide Offender

NewsFeed: Inside The Mind Of A Sexual Homicide Offender

John Jay professor of psychology Gabrielle Salfati along with other speakers gave a talk in Binghamton, NY at Binghamton University on sexual homicide and the offenders. Sexual homicide is the most common homicide in the United States and the purpose of this conference was to understand the mind of a sexual homicide offender. The purpose […]


NewsFeed: What It Takes To Get Tuition-Free Year.

NewsFeed: What It Takes To Get Tuition-Free Year.

David Smith was awarded the John Jay College Academic and Athletic Citizenship Award for his achievements in athletics, volunteer work, and academics. Achievements in athletics include winning gold in John Jay’s triathlons in years 2010 and 2011. Another feat of his was winning the 2011 CUNY summer Marathon with a time of 2:21:58. For his […]


Player Of The Week

Player Of The Week

John Jay College soccer player Brenda Pitts was awarded City University of New York Athletic Conference(CUNYAC)/Applebee’s Women Soccer player of the week. A co-captain of the soccer team, she wins the award for the first time this season. She won the CUNYAC All-Star and sportmanship award last season. She led the soccer team to victory […]


Professor Kennedy Offers Solutions To Violent Crimes

Professor Kennedy Offers Solutions To Violent Crimes

John Jay professor and scholar David M. Kennedy addressed an audience of police officers, probation officials and children from Camp Sweeney at the First Unitarian Church in Oakland. In the address he read from his book Don’t Shoot and gave solutions to resolve violent crimes. He also explained that although crime has decreased in certain […]


Baruch College defeats Women’s Tennis Team

Baruch College defeats Women's Tennis Team

John Jay’s Women’s Tennis was defeated by Baruch College with a score of 6-1. To read more about the game and the results click here To read more about John Jay sports click here Share this:


Men’s Volleyball

Men's Volleyball

John Jay College’s Department of Atheltics has added men’s volleyball as an sports team available in the college. This makes it the fourteenth sports team for the college. Currently the college offers baseball, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, men and women cross country, men and women soccer, softball, women’s swimming and women’s volleyball. There has been a […]


The Plan in Afghanistan

The Plan in Afghanistan

John Jay Professor Peter Romaniuk of political science and Fordham University Professor Melissa Labonte of political science critique America’s action in Afghanistan. They explain that the current tactics deployed by the U.S. have only led to more bloodshed and the bravado demonstrated by many military officials are not warranted. The professors urging that policymakers and military officials to restrategize the United States’ goal in the […]


CUNY’s Success In Graduation Rates

CUNY's Success In Graduation Rates

Graduation rates around the nation are lacking; with many people enrolling in colleges but few graduating on time or not at all, according to a report by Complete College America. Complete College America is a non-profit organization that strives to improve college graduation rates. This report also shows that fewer than 20% of students that receive the […]


Unable To Accept Freedom

Unable To Accept Freedom

After spending 26 years locked up in jail for fatally stabbing a man, Randall Lee Church finds himself back in after he burns down a house. He was 18 years old when he was first incarcerated in the year 1983; before Facebook and before smartphones. When he was released at age 46 he was unable […]


Prisoner Re-entry and reform

Prisoner Re-entry and reform

John Jay College has an initiative to encourage education and reform for ex-prisoners to reduce the number of re-entry. The initiative is called Prisoner Re-entry Institute at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. The institute is led by Executive director Ann Jacob, she has researched and worked to resolve the issue of prisoner re-entry and […]


Two John Jay Students win the Elbert Stillwaggon Memorial Scholarship

Two John Jay Students win the Elbert Stillwaggon Memorial Scholarship

Two John Jay Students win scholarships in Fire Science major: “New York, NY, September 16, 2011 – The John Jay Foundation today announced that John Jay College of Criminal Justice sophomore Mateusz Grebowiec, age 20, and junior Ken Zeng, age 22 were awarded the Elbert Stillwaggon Memorial Scholarships. Sponsored by the New York Propane Gas […]


Soup Kitchen

Soup Kitchen

“I eat from the garbage cans. McDonalds throws out a lot,” said Joseph McCore, 52. McCore eats in St.Paul Apostle’s “Fish&Loaves Soup Kitchen” when it opens every Tuesday and Thursday at 11:30am. Different types of people come out to volunteer in the soup kitchen, according to Kathleen McGarth, 83, a long time volunteer. “Young executives […]