Criminal justice is about more than just arrests and investigations. The applied social science also encompasses finding scalable solutions to the causes of crime, as well as reckoning with the roots of criminality, the traumatic legacies that crime and violence can leave behind, and the perseverance that sustains those in its wake.
As compliance and records officer with the Harvard University Police Department, BU MET Alumna Emily de Lalla pursued her Master of Criminal Justice with concentration in Crime Analysis to hone the analysis tools that would empower her to craft data-driven, intelligence-informed responses to crime.
Crime policy and administration expert Shea Cronin, assistant professor of criminal justice at Boston University Metropolitan College (MET), was tapped by the Harvard Gazette to comment on the Harvard University Police Department’s recently deployed dashboard.
Featuring cybersecurity and digital forensics stakeholders from government, the private sector, and academia, the 4th annual International White Hat Conference, held May 31–June 2, 2023, focused on “Targeted Means to Combat Online Child Exploitation and Victimization.”
On Monday, April 24, Boston University’s Metropolitan College welcomed a delegation from the Korean National Police University (KNPU), headed by KNPU President and Chief Superintendent General Kim Soon-Ho.
What is the correlation between firearm law, gun theft, and violence? BU MET Criminal Justice Assistant Professor Shea Cronin recently led a lecture that provided an overview of his research’s findings on the subject.
For the 10th year in a row, three of Metropolitan College online master’s degree programs have been deemed among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
MET Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Shea Cronin was interviewed by BU Today to discuss the roles online evidence and careless internet behavior have played in a number of recent police investigations into violent crime. Drawing from lessons student learn as part of the Master of Criminal Justice with concentration in Crime Analysis, as well […]
Federal Grant Will Allow BU MET Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity to Aid in Combatting Online Child Abuse
The US Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has awarded the Boston University Metropolitan College Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity (CIC) program a grant of $437,500, dedicated to producing a new training program to support police investigations pertaining to online crimes against children, sex trafficking, cryptocurrency, and the dark web.
The third annual International White Hat Conference was held June 1–2, hosted once again by Boston University Metropolitan College and the Center for Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity. Bringing together stakeholders from government, the private sector, and academia, the events were emceed by one of the first-ever graduates of MET’s Master of Science in Criminal Justice […]