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Kent State University Criminology and Criminal Justice Blog


Exploring Innovations in Police Work

As technology evolves, it adapts to our social habits and expectations while simultaneously broadening our awareness of local, national and international current events. In recent years, this has included greater awareness of community-police relations, a few s...

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Severe punishments for drug-related offenses—particularly possession of marijuana—have historically triggered global public outcry, causing many nations to rethink their approach to the applicable drug laws.

Here in the United States, decriminalization laws for marijuana were first passed in the 1...

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If you've looked into a career in criminology and criminal justice, you've likely noticed how different types of crime can feed into hiring trends across the industry. In our infographic below, you can view 10 fast facts that help fuel the growing career opportunities in the field.

Crime Stats Infographic

With such d...

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