“Ferguson is just one recent example of the need for change,” wrote Dr. Preston Elrod, division chair of Undergraduate Studies in the School of Justice Studies at EKU. His comments on crime and justice were recently published by the Lexington Herald-Leader.
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.
The Eastern Kentucky University College of Justice and Safety and EKU Online continue to be recognized among the nation's best. Create a Career, a leading resource for career information, has identified the "Best Criminal Justice Programs Offering Online Degrees." EKU ranked 19th in the nation and was the only Kentucky school to make the list.