Criminal Justice

Congratulations to our very own Karen Thompson!
Per our Chair, Dr. Tom "Tad" Hughes:
"Please join me in congratulating Karen as a winner of a Cardinal Principle Champions Award. These awards showcase staff and faculty who demonstrated one of the Cardinal Principles at the highest level of impact. Karen is the inaugural winner for Noble purpose. Throughout the pandemic Karen continued to report to work, bringing stability, support, and providing positive energy to both faculty and staff during a difficult time. Thank you Karen and congratulations on this well-deserved award!"
More information can be found at these locations:


We have an active and exciting program within the Department of Criminal Justice, in the College of Arts and Sciences,png for CJ's 50th AnniversaryUniversity of Louisville. We pride ourselves in offering high quality educational programs. Our faculty have degrees from some of the best institutions of higher education in the United States and are all actively involved in research and service that addresses critical issues in criminal justice and public safety. The Southern Police Institute is a division within the Department. The faculty and staff  stand ready to provide you with the knowledge, skills and support you need to attain your educational and professional goals.

CRiminal Justice

University of Louisville

Brigman Hall

Louisville, Kentucky 40292

Office Hours

M-F 8:00am to 5:00 pm



tel (502) 852-6567

tel (502) 852-0065 Fax



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