Category / Criminal Justice

Niagara University criminal justice professors Timothy Lauger, Ph.D., and Craig Rivera, Ph.D., are pictured in front of a shooting network map they created as part of a study funded through the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.

Niagara University Professors Researching Gun-Related Crime Trends

February 9, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Having conducted several interviews with both victims and perpetrators of gun-involved violence in Niagara Falls, Drs. Timothy Lauger and Craig Rivera say that they are startled by how casually these individuals recount their experiences. “There are a few individuals in Niagara Falls who have been involved in 10-11 shootings. Sometimes... Read on →

Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy Graduates 63rd Class

January 11, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduated its 63rd class during a ceremony held Jan. 11, 2017, at Niagara University’s Castellani Art Museum. NCLEA co-directors Lt. Aaron Schultz and Detective John Faso presented diplomas to this semester’s graduates: Heather Cepuchowski, Lockport Police Department Travis DeMuth, Genesee County Sheriff’s Office Joseph... Read on →

Several Niagara University departments and community organizations collaborated to present 'Surviving…Thriving: A Journey of Healing Through Art' at the Castellani Art Museum on Oct. 27.

Niagara University Community Brings Awareness to Domestic Abuse

November 3, 2016

A domestic violence awareness event bearing the banner, “Surviving…Thriving: A Journey of Healing Through Art,” was held in the Castellani Art Museum on the Niagara University campus on Thursday, Oct. 27. The event, which was held in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, was also tied to the Red Flag... Read on →

David Whalen, director of Niagara University’s First Responders Disability Awareness Training program, speaks at a news conference announcing newly expanded diversity sensitivity training that will be offered to police recruits and established police officers in Suffolk County.

Niagara University Offering Disability Awareness Training to Suffolk County First Responders

October 12, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Suffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy D. Sini held a press conference Sept. 28 at Suffolk County Police Headquarters in Yaphank to announce newly expanded diversity sensitivity training that will be offered to police recruits and established police officers. Historically, recruits would receive two hours of disability awareness training covering four... Read on →

Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy Graduates 62nd Class

July 1, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduated its 62nd class during a ceremony held July 1, 2016, at Niagara University’s Castellani Art Museum. The ceremony’s keynote speaker was New York Sen. Robert G. Ortt, a decorated Army veteran who served in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom. “By no means is this... Read on →

Niagara University faculty members earning promotions include, clockwise from top-left, Drs. Youngsoo Choi, Frances Crosby, James Delaney, Michelle Ciminelli, Robert Kane, Lei Han, Timothy Lauger, and Lisa Williams. Not pictured: Drs. Petter Lovaas and Hoontaek Seo.

Niagara University Faculty Members Granted Tenure and Promotion

May 25, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Board of Trustees granted tenure and approved a slate of promotions to several faculty members during a meeting held May 10, 2016. Frances Crosby, Ph.D. (Nursing), Robert Kane, Ph.D. (History), and James Delaney, Ph.D. (Philosophy), all faculty members of Niagara’s College of Arts and Sciences, were promoted to... Read on →

Educators, Humanitarians, Alumni Celebrated During Niagara University Commencement

May 16, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University graduated 971 new alumni during a trio of commencement exercises held May 12-14, 2016. The celebration got underway Thursday, May 12, with the awarding of advanced degrees to 273 students, including 11 who received doctoral degrees in leadership and policy. Attendees heard remarks from Chantal Kreviazuk, one of... Read on →

Niagara University Holds Graduate Student Awards Reception

May 12, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Twelve Niagara University graduate students and one doctoral candidate received certificates for outstanding achievement in their field of study during an event held May 12 in the B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences. “Many of you are going home or moving around the globe to start your careers and... Read on →

Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy Graduates 61st Class

May 12, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduated its 61st class during a ceremony held May 11, 2016, at Niagara University’s Castellani Art Museum. Recently appointed United States Magistrate Judge Michael J. Roemer was the ceremony’s keynote speaker. A Lewiston native, Judge Roemer’s father was a New York State Police trooper. He... Read on →

Dr. Timothy Ireland

Dr. Tim Ireland Chosen for UAlbany School of Criminal Justice Distinguished Alumni Award

May 11, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Timothy Ireland, dean of Niagara University’s College of Arts and Sciences, has been chosen as a recipient of the University at Albany School of Criminal Justice Distinguished Alumni Award. Dr. Ireland will deliver an address during the school’s commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 14, in Page Hall Auditorium on... Read on →

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