Criminal Justice


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Spring Semester

Welcome back, everyone! Hard to believe we're in the Spring semester already!
We will post the January 2023 later today. Also, be sure to mark your calendars now for the Career and Internship Fair being held in person this year on February 23rd from 2-4PM!
A reminder: if you have books you no longer need you can put them on the bookcase on the first floor (next to storage room aka the inferno) for students to use. Thank you!

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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