Professors Stolzenberg, D'Alessio and Flexon's evaluation of body-worn cameras in Miami-Dade County showed a 34% decrease in the number of citizen complaints against police officers, a 19% reduction in the number of cases of physical response to citizen resistance by police officers, and a 74% drop in the number of civil cases against the MDPD related to excessive police use of force.
The Hillsborough State Attorney's Office is one of four prosecutors' offices nationwide to participate in a two-year academic study focused on improving prosecutorial practices.
This semester two-time alumna Aimee Viana, who is now the executive director for the U.S. Department of Education’s White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, came to FIU to explore the university’s programs and strategies for fostering innovation in education and success for its students.
FIU and Loyola University Chicago are hosting the third national meeting of prosecutors, policy experts and researchers in Miami, on March 14, 2019. The meeting is organized as part of the Data Informed Prosecution Project.
The 2019 Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Conference is being held in Baltimore, MD at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel. The theme for this year's conference is "Justice, Human Rights, and Activism."
The 2019 American Society of Criminology Annual Conference is being held in San Francisco, CA at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis. The theme for this year's conference is "Criminology in the New Era: Confronting Injustice and Inequalities."