Posts Tagged ‘John Jay College of Criminal Justice’

John Jay Loses Student In Harlem Explosion

John Jay Loses Student In Harlem Explosion

By: Taja Whitted Staff Writer On a late afternoon in early March, public safety officers appeared at Professor Bettina Carbonell’s classroom. They wanted to know if Alexis (Jordy) Salas was inside. “He said it was just a family matter, but then the other public safety officer came along and reported that they had checked and […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]