Three options to study crime analysis at UWM

Three options to study crime analysis at UWM

HBSSW offers crime analysis classes – online and in person – to current UWM students in any major and to any college graduates.

New UWM scholarship offered to children of inmates

New UWM scholarship offered to children of inmates

UWM has partnered with Creative Corrections Education Foundation to create the Creative Corrections Education Foundation Fund.

Inmate Funded Educational Scholarship Kicks Off Dec. 5

Current inmates at the House of Correction have already pledged $400 per month to the scholarship, joining inmates in New Mexico and Texas.

Successfully enforcing firearm surrender

Successfully enforcing firearm surrender

Until recently, laws requiring firearms surrender have not been systematically enforced, says Steven Brandl, UWM associate professor of criminal justice.

To err is human; to prevent errors, divine

To err is human; to prevent errors, divine

Actors embrace atypical gig to help train child welfare caseworkers at UWM.

CJ Grad Helped Thwart Largest Terrorist Attack Since 9/11

CJ Grad Helped Thwart Largest Terrorist Attack Since 9/11

FBI Special Agent Eric Jergenson (MS CJ ’95), played a prominent role in the arrest of Najibulla Zazi, an admitted al Qaeda recruit, who is currently on trial.

Cutting through the ‘bull’ of high-energy, high-alcohol drinks

Cutting through the ‘bull’ of high-energy, high-alcohol drinks

Lisa Berger’s research on energy drinks and their consumption in Milwaukee markets appeared in a recent issue of Addictive Behaviors.

Shifting inner-city juveniles’ perceptions of the police

Shifting inner-city juveniles’ perceptions of the police

This year, the Milwaukee Police Department launched a far-reaching program, in collaboration with UWM’s HBSSW.

Tom Lebel and Susan Rose

Children of incarcerated benefiting from low-cost interventions

“Imprisonment obviously disrupts or even breaks a nurturing relationship between a child and parent,” said Susan Rose, associate professor of social work at UWM’s Helen Bader School of Social Welfare.