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Administration of Justice Students Earn Credit for Internships

Administration of Justice Students Earn Credit for Internships

The Internship Program for the Administration of Justice Department at George Mason University provides students with an exciting opportunity to gain specialized on the job training, develop contacts for the future and earn academic credit. Students have had memorable experiences working for a variety of criminal justice organizations around the Washington metropolitan area.

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Warren Brown and Robert Pinsky to Speak at Convocations

Warren Brown and Robert Pinsky to Speak at Convocations

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to announce the speakers for this year’s convocation ceremonies. Warren Brown, the founder and owner of successful bakery CakeLove and Love Café’, and poet and author Robert Pinsky are the speakers for this year’s convocation ceremonies.

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Administration of Justice Honors Students Study Policing

Administration of Justice Honors Students Study Policing

Students from the 2009-2010 Administration of Justice Undergraduate Honors Seminar have been working with Professor James Willis on an original research project focused on policing. Through interviews and ride-alongs with officers, the class is exploring the question: What does good policing look like to the street cop?

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Turner on Safety Communication

Turner on Safety Communication

With the Olympic Winter Games so close to the American border, security is a bi-national responsibility. Mason researcher Allan Turner is one of many taking part in the effort by assuring that new communication equipment is meeting the needs of first responders.

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VIDEO: Weisburd Talks About Winning Stockholm Prize

VIDEO: Weisburd Talks About Winning Stockholm Prize

George Mason University professor David Weisburd is considered one of the world's top criminologists. His work on "hot spots" won him the Stockholm Prize. Weisburd, his students and others talk about his work, his influence and his passion for criminology and teaching.

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Weisburd Wins Criminology’s Top Prize for His Policing Research

Weisburd Wins Criminology’s Top Prize for His Policing Research

Distinguished Professor David Weisburd has been named the winner of the 2010 Stockholm Prize in Criminology for his research and findings that police patrols at crime “hot spots” do not merely move crime around the corner. The Stockholm prize is widely considered the most prestigious in the field of criminology, and this is the first time the international committee has bestowed the award on a single individual. Winners receive 1 million Swedish kroner (about $130,000).

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