Inside Look

College Hosts Color of Justice Event

College of Justice & Safety students, faculty and alumni joined safety and criminal justice professionals to share educational and career advice and personal experiences with Louisville Central High School students on Tuesday, December 1, 2015.

College Hosts 9/11 Events

Hundreds of EKU faculty, students, staff and friends turned out on Friday, September 11, 2014 to commemorate the men and women, especially the first responders, who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and Flight 93 in Pennsylvania.

Safety City Receives Donation

Lexington/Bluegrass AAA presented Safety City Director Lisa Conley with a check for $1,000 to be used "in the areas most needed" according to Daniel Wheeler, Public Relations Coordinator for AAA.

Book by Soderstrom and Blevins Published

School of Justice Studies professor Dr. Irina Soderstrom and associate professor Dr. Kristie Blevins have written a “user-friendly statistics and data analysis text” that was recently published by Waveland Press.

Collins’ Book on Crime Against Women Published

Dr. Victoria Collins, Assistant Professor, School of Justice Studies has written a book that,according to the Taylor & Francis Group, a publisher of books and academic journals,“contributes to the established literature on women, gender and crime and the growing research on state crime.”

CJ&S Alum Named EKU’s Executive Director of Public Safety & Risk Management

Bryan Makinen has been selected as the Executive Director, Public Safety & Risk Management for Eastern Kentucky University.  Bryan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Fire and Safety Engineering Technology from Eastern Kentucky University with a major in Industrial Safety and Risk Management and minors in Environmental Health Sciences and Insurance & Risk Management.  Bryan

Spring 2015 Commencement

Nearly 700 graduates of Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Justice & Safety were recognized at commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 16, 2015.

Vic Kappeler Named Dean for College of Justice & Safety

Eastern Kentucky University didn’t have to look far to find a dean with the personal reputation to match its internationally renowned College of Justice & Safety.

Armstrong Promoted to Assistant Chief

Ken Armstrong has been promoted from the rank of Commander to Assistant Chief for the Lexington Division of Police.   Ken has been with the Lexington Division of Police for nearly 24 years and in that time has led the Special Investigation Section, Investigative Support Section, East Sector Patrol and the Bureau of Special Operations Operational Support Section.