University of Arkansas at Little Rock

UA Little Rock and LRPD to host mock crime scene Oct. 18

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Criminal Justice and the Little Rock Police Department are teaming up to give budding investigators a chance to see what it takes to solve a crime.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock and LRPD to host mock crime scene Oct. 18”

Lt. Patrick Weatherford

ASU criminal justice department to be named after UA Little Rock alum Patrick Weatherford

Arkansas State University-Newport will name its criminal justice department for Lt. Patrick Weatherford, a Newport police officer who was killed in the line of duty while at a traffic stop with another officer on June 12.  Continue reading “ASU criminal justice department to be named after UA Little Rock alum Patrick Weatherford”

Dr. Tusty ten Bensel. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

UA Little Rock starts mentoring program to help young offenders

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is starting a pilot mentoring program to help youth offenders successfully re-enter society after confinement in the juvenile justice system.
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