• CJC Faculty Receive $1.7 million to study bail reform.

    CJC Professor David Olson and Associate Professor Don Stemen received grants from the National Institute of Justice, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and Arnold Ventures to study bond court reform in Illinois.
  • CJC Associate Professor Receives $880,000 Gift from Microsoft

    CJC Associate Professor and Chairperson, Don Stemen, received a gift for $880,000 from the Microsoft Justice Reform Initiative to launch the Colorado Prosecutorial Performance Indicators Project.
  • Phil Whittington recently received his M.A. in Criminal Justice & Criminology

    Congratulations Phil for successfully completing your thesis!
  • Organized Crime: Causes and Consequences

    Loyola's Criminal Justice and Criminology Professor Robert M. Lombardo PhD recently published (2019) a sixteen-chapter edited volume titled: Organized Crime: Causes and Consequences.
  • CJC Faculty Appointed to the Illinois Supreme Court Advisory Committee

    The chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court recently appointed CJC professors Don Stemen and David Olson to subcommittees of the Illinois Supreme Court Pretrial Commission.
  • CPD Citizen Academy

    CJC Professor attends the Chicago Police Department’s Citizen Academy
  • Appointed to serve as a member of the ICJIA

    Dr. David Olson was appointed to serve as a member of the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA).
  • Pimps Hide in Plain Sight in Corporate America's Boys' Club

    Dr. Loretta Stalans and collaborator, Mary Finn, published an OpEd in the Huffington Post on their research with college-educated pimps who hold legitimate jobs.
  • Experts weigh in on 2017’s Best & Worst States to Be a Police Officer

    Dr. Chris Donner, Assistant Professor, was a featured “expert” in WalletHub’s analysis of the best and worst states to pursue a career in law enforcement.
  • Dr. Olson recognized with ICJIA's Lifetime Service Award

    Dr. David Olson, Professor, honored with first annual Candice Kane Lifetime Service Award by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA).
  • Reducing Illinois’ Prison Population

    Dr. David Olson helped to pass a new state law that will cut prison populations and increase public safety in Illinois.
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    CJC Students and Faculty Step Up to Give Hope to Former Inmates

    Loyola students and faculty working with participants at the Summit of Hope, an annual event that provides community services and support to encourage parolees and probationers who are re-entering society to remain crime-free.
  • Dr. Stemen publishes The Prison Paradox for the Vera Institute of Justice

    Dr. Don Stemen, Associate Professor and Chair, published a research bulletin for the Vera Institute of Justice. The Prison Paradox: More Incarceration Will Not Make Us Safer summarizes the weak relationship between incarceration and crime reduction, and highlights proven strategies for improving public safety that are more effective and less expensive than incarceration.