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Our Mission: To provide students with experiences that enhance their field of interest and training in law enforcement, corrections, security administration, and legal studies. 

About CJA: The CJA was created in 1987 by dedicated criminal justice students and has grown into a successful organization offering opportunities for career foundations. We support and emphasize the importance of networking and learning about different criminal justice fields. We are open to all majors/minors. In addition to participating in campus activities, the CJA also sponsors a wide variety of criminal justice-specific panel discussions, guest speakers, facility tours, and more! The Criminal Justice Association also participates with the Topeka Youth Project. To join the CJA go to the Bods Connect Link!


Meeting Dates: (via zoom)

October 14th, 2021

November 11th, 2021

December 9th, 2021


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Bods Connect:


*To become a member of the Criminal Justice Association, please visit Bods Connect and search for the Criminal Justice Association.*


2021-2022 Executive Officers

President: Emma Morrissey (

Vice-President: Samantha Starkey (

Secretary: Krista Wilson (

Treasurer: Elizabeth Pendergrass (


Committee Chairs:

The goals of Alpha Phi Sigma? 

To honor and promote academic excellence, community service, and educational leadership!  Join today and get recognized for your academic efforts!  

Alpha Phi Sigma is the only Criminal Justice Honor Society which is a certified member of the Association of College Honor Societies and affiliated with the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. 

Open to undergraduate, and graduate students of Criminal Justice, as well as Juris Doctorate students with a minimum GPA of 3.2.

Alpha Phi Sigma National Honor Society


*Email Dr. Patricia Dahl for more information regarding the Alpha Phi Sigma.

*Email Dr. Kirk Kimberly for more information regarding the Criminal Justice Association.

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