Criminal Justice Students to Present at National Conference

The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences will hold its annual meeting in Denver March 29 – April 2, 2016, at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel. ACJS is an international association that promotes criminal justice education, research and policy analysis within the discipline of criminal justice for both educators and practitioners.

Three Master of Criminal Justice students and and a recent MCJ alum will present papers at the ACJS meeting:

Nancy Contrera
How Social Media and Protests Influence Police Community Relations
Nancy also is being featured in an article for the research symposium.

Daniella Johner
Marijuana: How Effective are Oral Fluid Devices in Detecting the Presence of THC in Impaired Drivers?
Daniella has been accepted to several law schools for next year and will be presenting at the research symposium.

Kate Jimmerson
Investigating Sexual Assault Cases: Establishing Best Practices
Kate recently accepted an internship at the Colorado-based Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking and will be presenting at the research symposium.

Kaitlin Levy-Liotard
To Tweet or Not to Tweet: Social Media as a Policing Tool
Kaitlin graduated in the summer and the presentation is from her thesis with a CU Denver affiliation.

Congratulations Nancy, Daniella, Kate and Kaitlin!

~Submitted by Mary Dodge

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