Criminal Justice

Welcome CJ!

The Department of Criminal Justice is excited to begin fall 2022! We will have our Welcome CJ table available on Monday (8-22-22) and Tuesday (8-23-22) for you to grab a quick snack/water and to learn about our student organizations, Lambda Alpha Epsilon and Alpha Phi Sigma. Monday table hours will be 9:30am-12:15pm and 1-4pm; Tuesday hours will be 11am-12pm and 1-4pm.If you are a current member, you can start earning involvement hours by helping at the table. (Reach out to if you would like to help).

Lambda Alpha Epsilon and Alpha Phi Sigma are looking to fill Vice-Presidents and Secretary-Membership positions for the 2022-2023 academic year. We will be having an informational meeting in early September so be watching for the day and time to be announced soon. It is a great opportunity to not only get involved but to hold a leadership position.

Remember CJ Student Services (Advising) has moved. We are located on the first floor of Brigman-rooms 102 B and 102D. You can still reach us by phone at 502-852-2686 or email: .

The Criminal Justice Alumni Council will be offering an exciting virtual presentation on Wrongful Convictions in the U.S. by Dr. Virginia Braden on September 8th at 7pm. Please join us. More information can be found below:


Mission Statement:
In the Department of Criminal Justice, in the College of Arts and Sciences, we strive to foster partnerships focused on improving community safety and promoting equity in the criminal legal system; to produce high quality research aimed at informing policy and theory; and to promote social justice, diversity, and inclusion in the education of students, practitioners, policy makers, and researchers.

The Southern Police Institute is a division of the Department of Criminal Justice. It is an advanced education and training institute whose mission is to enhance the professional development of law enforcement practitioners. We accomplish this mission by providing educational and career development programs that are designed to challenge and to prepare law enforcement practitioners for the demands of today and tomorrow. The Southern Police Institute consistently is ranked among the top law enforcement educational and training schools in the nation.

CRiminal Justice

University of Louisville

Brigman Hall

Louisville, Kentucky 40292

Office Hours

M-F 8:30am to 5:00 pm



tel (502) 852-6567

tel (502) 852-0065 Fax



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