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Russillo becomes first female deputy superintendent

Russillo becomes first female deputy superintendent

“From the first time I sat in a police car, I knew this is what I wanted to do.” Criminology, Law and Society alumna, Tracy Russillo, (Law Enforcement '88) is a 28-year veteran of the Virginia State Police and the first woman to be appointed deputy superintendent of the department.

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CLS Major Publishes Article on Private Prisons

CLS Major Publishes Article on Private Prisons

Criminology, Law and Society major Vicky Rivera researched and wrote an article on private prisons that has been published in the most recent issue of the Community Policing Dispatch, the online newsletter of the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Community-Oriented Policing Services.

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Rudes Receives Faculty Research Award

Rudes Receives Faculty Research Award

Dr. Danielle Rudes, Associate Professor in the Criminology, Law and Society Department, has received a Faculty Research and Professional Development Award from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences to fund research on solitary confinement using ethnography and interviews with staff and inmates at four prisons.

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