MSU Criminal Justice

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The School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University combines a legacy of leadership in criminal justice with cutting-edge research and education programs addressing the most pressing problems facing society. Whether you are a current or prospective student, a potential research collaborator, a proud alum, or a professional seeking to address a real-world problem, we invite you to learn more about these exciting research, education, and engagement activities.

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  • Police Executive Development Series

    October 18, 2017, 8:30 a.m.

    Executive Leadership for Challenging Times: “Fostering Public Trust in Law Enforcement” This two-day training is designed for police executives... More

  • School of Staff and Command

    January 29, 2018, 8:00 a.m.

    January 29 – June 15, 2018 This Michigan focused 400-hour problem-based course is learner driven through utilization of relevant,... More

  • First Line Supervision Course – Spring 2018

    April 23, 2018, 8:00 a.m.

    April 23 – May 11, 2018 The First Line Supervision course is offered via a blended course of instructional... More

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Faculty Profile

Christopher Maxwell

Christopher Maxwell is Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University [MSU]. He is a member of MSU's Center for Gender in Global Context (GenCen)...

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