Department of Criminal Justice

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Making community safer. It’s a science for achieving justice for all.

Learn About our Department

Hear from our faculty and students about the Department of Criminal Justice at SUNY Brockport.


Brockport Criminal Justice Program Receives Major Recognitions

  • #20 in the Top 50 Best Value Undergraduate Criminal Justice Programs in the United States by
  • #1 Best College for Criminal Justice Major in New York State in 2019 by
  • #2 Best Value Undergraduate Criminal Justice Major in New York State in 2021 by

  •  Students attending Careers in Criminal Justice Fair

    Major in Criminal Justice

    We blend theory and practice. From policing and courts, to crime analysis and forensics. You'll have a strong foundation in a wide range of areas of criminal justice. Our graduates are prepared for leadership at local, state, and federal levels.

  • What's the Future of the Death Penalty?

    From the summer of 2020 through the beginning of 2021, the American federal government executed 13 people across six months, but only three people in the previous 56 years prior. All this begs the question, what’s the future of the death penalty in America?

  • Why Study Criminal Justice?

    There are more options than becoming a cop or lawyer for students who study criminal justice. Be part of the positive change within the criminal justice system by earning a degree in criminal justice at SUNY Brockport. 

  • Criminal Justice faculty speaking with students

    Engaged Faculty

    Our faculty make the classroom come alive. You'll learn from internationally-recognized scholars and current outstanding practitioners in the field. We bring the real-world to the classroom. 

Last Updated 7/21/22