Website | https://www.acjs.org/
Bio | The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) 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, and 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:
Scholars who are international in scope and multidisciplinary in orientation,
Professionals from all sectors of the criminal justice system, and
Students seeking to explore the criminal justice field as future scholars or practitioners
Through the vital interchange of ideas among these groups, ACJS members develop and share knowledge about critical issues regarding crime and criminal and social justice.
Publisher of the Journal of Criminal Justice and Law.
Bio | The Law and Public Policy Section (LPPS) is a section of the larger ACJS membership.
Mission Statement: The ACJS Law and Public Policy Section (LPPS) seeks to raise the awareness of ACJS members to law and policy concerns relevant to criminal justice issues. Our objective is to support members of the ACJS with research, curriculum development and networking. Individuals are encouraged to offer their academic findings to all level of governments for law and policy development.
Membership: Any current member of ACJS is welcome as a new member of the Law and Public Policy Section. Section dues are $10. To join the section, current ACJS members should send a request to receive an invoice, which you can pay by check or credit card to the National Office at email@example.com; Non-members of ACJS first join ACJS via the Membership page - https://www.acjs.org/page/MembershipInfo and add the LPPS as a Section option before you check-out and pay.