WSU’s Zach Hamilton and Alex Kigerl are playing key roles in a national effort to free thousands of non-violent prisoners and help them transition smoothly to civilian life.
Described by one of his professors as “a powerful student role model,” senior Jordan Sykes has demonstrated his commitment to excellence in an array of scholarly and service activities.
Students in a Crime Prevention Strategies course at WSU collaborated with the Traffic Safety Commission to develop methods that put a halt to impaired driving.
Students in David Makin’s crime prevention strategies class use evidence-based research to help authorities combat crime and other public safety threats.
WSU postdoctoral researcher, Solmaz Amiri, is working on technology to help police predict break‑ins and burglaries in Spokane.
WSU researchers have found that marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington has not hurt police effectiveness. In fact, clearance rates for certain crimes have improved.
By Addy Hatch, WSU College of Nursing
SPOKANE, Wash. – Two hundred patrol officers in the Cleveland police department will undergo training to recognize their subconscious biases using a simulator developed by an assistant professor in the WSU College of Nursing.
By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – As the nation grapples with policing and security issues, criminal justice experts at WSU are developing innovative technology to improve police–community relations, officer training and public safety.
By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – A graduation cap, winding stairs, prison bars, open books, a happy family, a dangling key — these and many other meaningful images play across a vibrant mural created by social-justice minded WSU students to convey a transformative message.
By Adrianna Aumen, WSU College of Arts and Science
PULLMAN, Wash. – WSU freshman Emily Durr will have little time this summer between donning her goalie’s helmet and gear to compete in the national lacrosse championships and donning her sparkling crown and gown to compete in the International Junior Miss Teen pageant’s international finals.