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Pillars of a criminal justice building
The EKU Online degree programs in Corrections and Juvenile Justice were well represented at the first-ever eCAPS Awards held by the EKU Office of eCampus Learning on December 10, 2015. The awards were created to recognize achievements in student services, instruction and course design. Outstanding students were also honored at the event. Lucy “Lou” Martin was recognized...
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Criminal Justice Bachelor’s Degree
A criminal justice degree can open up a range of opportunities for those who want to pursue a career in law enforcement, criminal justice, or other related fields. Here are some ways a criminal justice degree can help your career.
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Corrections Officer Burnout
Corrections officers are an essential component of the criminal justice system, tasked with ensuring the safety and security of inmates in correctional facilities. This profession, while rewarding and challenging, can be extremely demanding, both physically and mentally, leading to high levels of burnout. To prevent burnout and promote wellness, it is crucial to prioritize self-care...
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Amber Napier Corrections
Amber Napier recently graduated from Eastern Kentucky University. She earned a bachelor’s degree in corrections and juvenile justice studies online. She recently shared her thoughts about her EKU Online experience.
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criminal justice corrections punishment
Often marked by a heightened consciousness of crime, today’s communities have been gripped by a profound sense of insecurity. Scholars have frequently argued that ideas of risk and uncertainty have become central organizing principles; so much so that they are now structuring social institutions. Consequently, crime control practices and policies have made predicting, identifying, and...
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corrections gender practices
There is an ongoing debate about the extent to which specialized programs are needed for girls and women within the criminal justice system. Scholars who have studied ways to successfully reduce recidivism assert that the same general principles of correctional intervention apply to both males and females. In contrast, feminist scholars assert that specialized, gender-responsive...
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