Inside Look

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. 

Bachelor's Degree Program in Social Justice Studies Launches in Fall 2015

A new academic program at Eastern Kentucky University reframes the question many young people ask when they reach adulthood.

Forget the common “What do you want to do as a career?” quandary.

College Hosts Black Achievers Club

Thirty-five students from the Martha Lane Collins High School Black Achievers Club visited the College of Justice & Safety on Tuesday, December 9 to meet with faculty and students, tour classrooms and labs in the Stratton Building as well as the Ashland Building and the Occupational Safety Lab. 

Kraska Invited to High Profile Senate Committee Hearing

Dr. Peter Kraska

Dr. Peter Kraska has been invited to share his extensive and long-running research conducted at Eastern Kentucky University on the militarization of civilian police in the United States at a U.S. Senate hearing in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. 

EKU Criminal Justice Honor Society Garners Awards at Annual Conference

The EKU Epsilon Chapter of the Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honor Society returned to Richmond, KY from its annual conference in Orlando, FL with a record seven awards. These awards include:

·         First place national award for “Best Alpha Phi Sigma Chapter Website.”

CJ&S Grad Named Lexington Public Safety Commissioner

Lexington Police Chief Ronnie Bastin has been promoted to Public Safety Commissioner by Mayor Jim Gray on December 4th.