Center for Crime and Justice Policy, University of Nevada Las Vegas
Criminal justice policy analysis; Collaboration with community groups, social service organizations, and criminal justice professionals; Applied social research; The Center for Crime and Justice Policy administers the Nevada Statistical Analysis Center (SAC).
William H. Sousa, Policing
Tamara D. Madensen, Crime Prevention
Terance D. Miethe, Violent Crime
M. Alexis Kennedy, Victimization
Joel D. Lieberman, Jury Decision Making
Emily I. Troshynski, Victimization
Gillian M. Pinchevsky, Intimate Partner Violence
Primary Contact: Dr. William H. Sousa, Director
Center for Crime and Justice Policy
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Box 455009
Las Vegas, NV 89154-5009
Website Address: http://www.unlv.edu/ccjp
Number of Faculty: 7
Certified in Human Subjects Training (e.g., citi tran): Yes
Justice Agencies likely to collaborate with:
All federal, state, county, and municipal criminal justice agencies and social service organizations operating within Nevada.
Type of Outreach/Activities Engages In:
CCJP "Research in Brief" bulletins; Presentations to professional associations, public organizations, and community groups; Trainings for criminal justice agencies and private security organizations.
Grant Writing Expertise: Yes
Past sources of research funding:
NIJ, BJA, BJS
Perceptions of Disorder surveys; Police Body Worn Camera experiment; Prisoner Re-Entry evaluation; Attitudes toward Aerial Drone surveys.
Indirect Cost Rates:
Number of Graduate Research Assistants: 3
Number of Administrative Assistants and Staff: 3