In June, the Department of Criminology hosted a one week no-cost immersion into the
criminal justice system for high school students from 10 Hillsborough County high
schools including the Law & Criminal Justice Academy at Jefferson High School.
Black bicycle riders in Tampa were disproportionately ticketed by Tampa Police in
a well-meaning, but ineffective effort to reduce overall crime, the Department of
Justice concluded in a report released Tuesday. Ojmarrh Mitchell, a University of
South Florida criminology professor worked on the report.
The USF Department of Criminology Annual Newsletter is a source of current news on
the department including Department Activities, Achievements, Alumni News, Faculty
Spotlights, Research Notes and more.