SJU Hosts Forum on Criminal Justice in Philadelphia

Story Highlights

  • Saint Joseph’s University’s Richard Johnson Center for Anti-Violence will host “Fighting Crime and Seeking Justice in the City of Brotherly Love: An Evening with Deputy Commissioner Richard J. Ross, Jr."
  • Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, 7 PM
  • Doyle Banquet Hall North, Campion Student Center, Off City and Cardinal Avenues

Philadelphia’s Deputy Commissioner to address students

Monday, November 12, 2012

What:  Saint Joseph’s University’s Richard Johnson Center for Anti-Violence will host “Fighting Crime and Seeking Justice in the City of Brotherly Love: An Evening with Deputy Commissioner Richard J. Ross, Jr.,” a Q&A style session with Deputy Commissioner Ross.

 

When:  Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 7 p.m.

Where:  Doyle Banquet Hall North, Campion Student Center   Off City and Cardinal Avenues   Philadelphia, Pa.

Who:  The event, a Q&A session, will feature Deputy Commissioner Richard J. Ross, Jr. Ross is a Philadelphia native and SJU graduate, who has worked as a patrol officer, head of the Homicide Unit and overseer in Field Operations. In 2010, Deputy Ross received the Gary P. Hayes Memorial Award from the Police Executive Research Forum for his commitment to excellence and professionalism in policing.

Maria Kefalas, Ph.D., professor of sociology and director of the Richard Johnson Center for Anti-Violence, will serve as moderator.

Media Contact

Kelly Welsh, Director of Communications, 610-660-1222, kwelsh@sju.edu.


Background

As Philadelphia's Jesuit Catholic University, founded by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph's University provides a rigorous, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts. With a Phi Beta Kappa chapter in the College of Arts and Sciences and an AACSB-accredited Erivan K. Haub School of Business, Saint Joseph’s ranks as a top university in the Northeast. Offering courses on campus and online, SJU prepares its more than 9,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students to lead lives of personal excellence, professional success and engaged citizenship.



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