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Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Texas State could get $15M for ‘active shooter’ training

The university’s ALERRT Center may be the main beneficiary of millions of dollars requested by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder for law enforcement education in the aftermath of the recent Fort Hood shootings.

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

DOJ still messin‘ with Texas voter ID

The U.S. Department of Justice announced on Thursday that it will again seek to dismantle Texas’ voter ID law, this time with a lawsuit alleging the measure violates Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act. The department...

Friday, December 17th, 2010

Professor named to federal criminal justice advisory board

Joycelyn Pollock, a professor in the department of criminal justice at Texas State, has been named by Attorney General Eric Holder to the newly created Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Science Advisory Board.