Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS)

ECOSOC Status: Special Consultative
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
P.O. Box 960
Greenbelt, MD 20768-0960
Country: United States of America
Region: Northern America
Website: http://www.acjs.org
UN Languages: English
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Areas:
  • Education
  • Research
  • Criminal Justice

  • Other:'Policy Analysis'
Short description:
The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences is an international association established in 1963 to foster professional and scholarly activities in the field of criminal justice.
ACJS promotes criminal justice education, research, policy analysis within the discipline of criminal justice for both educators and practitioners.
Providing a forum for disseminating ideas related to issues in research, policy, education, and practice within the field, ACJS attributes its success in creating this dynamic professional association to the composition of its membership.
As change expands the existing boundaries of the criminal justice field, ACJS is comprised of members from a variety of diversified backgrounds including:
1) Scholars who are international in scope and multidisciplinary in orientation;
2) Professionals from all sectors of the criminal justice system;
3) Students seeking to explore the criminal justice field as future scholars or practitioners.
Through the vital interchange of ideas among these groups, ACJS members develops and share knowledge about critical issues regarding crime, criminal and social justice. ACJS is comprised of an amalgam of scholars (international in scope and multidisciplinary in orientation), professionals (from all segments of the justice system) and students.
The organization success in creating this dynamic professional association is due to the variety of interest represented in its membership.
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