Tag Archives: Criminal Justice Program

Legal Students Use Interactive Debates to Engage High School Students

One of the best ways to learn the material in a class is to reteach it to others. This past quarter, students in the Legal Terminology class at Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center (MSB) campus visited a group of high school students at Highview Alternative High School to discuss both the criminal justice field and the paralegal
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What This Criminal Intelligence Expert Said That Wowed Across the Curriculum

In an ironic coincidence as we all reflected on the day that everything changed in September of 2011, Renaissance man William Jones, J.D., criminal intelligence investigative analyst for both Hennepin and Sherburne counties, visited the Minnesota School of Business-Blaine campus to share his humor, passion and impressive resume with students from the business degree and
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Criminal Justice Student is ‘Resplendent Leader’ in the Classroom

Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center campus would like to introduce Taylor Gause, one of our students of the quarter. Ryan Samuelson, criminal justice program chair, had the following to say about his student: “Taylor is in the second year of her Associate in Applied Science degree, and she plans to graduate in March 2014. Taylor is
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3 Investigations – Students Apply Skills to Solve Crimes

At Minnesota School of Business, hands-on experiences are a major part of our students’ learning process. Each degree program focuses on engaging students in a range of field trips, applied learning projects and guest speakers. Four criminal justice program students in the Investigation: Processes and Procedures class at the Shakopee campus recently visited the Scott County Association for
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Need to De-escalate a Situation? These Criminal Justice Instructors Know How!

Last week, criminal justice program instructors Janell and Tim Trocke hit the road to Baton Rouge, La., to present de-escalation techniques at the Louisiana Public Defender Board Investigator Workshop. Specifically, the married duo, who have a combined criminal justice background of almost 30 years, shared insight with public defender investigators on how to de-escalate an
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Assessing the Threat: Student Performs Security Analysis for Renters

Mindi Stoneberg, a recent Minnesota School of Business graduate, took a security course from within the criminal justice program as one of the final components to complete her degree. As a part of the course, Mindi completed an applied learning project that allowed her to assess possible security threats for a Northeast Minneapolis apartment complex.  Mindi reviewed the
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Locked Up: 9 Criminal Justice Students and 1 Communications Specialist

Let’s start with this—a prison is no place for a communications person. It’s not that communications people don’t commit crimes, I’m sure they do, but the problem with a communications person in prison is they don’t pay attention to what they should and they can’t be quiet.  Of course, being a communications person, I’m oblivious
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Minnesota School of Business Law & Order Club Tackles Bullying

Minnesota School of Business-Rochester’s Law & Order Club, comprised of students in the legal sciences programs (paralegal and criminal justice) are anxious to apply their knowledge this quarter. At a recent meeting, students expanded their brainstorming efforts on the anti-bullying campaign they want to bring to local school districts. The students hope to create awareness of bullying
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Published Author and Chief of Police Educates Students on Leadership

Criminal Justice students at Minnesota School of Business in Elk River had the opportunity to learn about effective leadership from someone who has not only studied it, but who has many years of real-world experience applying it. Mitchell Weinzetl, Chief of Police in Buffalo, MN, spent more than an hour with students in the Criminal
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MSB-BC Criminal Justice News

  This week Jaime Tamez, Safety Coordinator, and I attended the Minnesota Department of Corrections Offender Employment Specialist (OES) training workshop.  The three day workshop explored various topics concerning offender employment specialization and highlighted yet another exciting employment opportunity for graduates of the Minnesota School of Business Criminal Justice Program.  With the large number of incarcerated
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