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With student officers and an advisor on faculty, the CJA was created in 1987 and has grown into a successful organization offering many activities and functions.

The mission?  To provide students with experiences that enhance their field of interest and training in law enforcement, corrections, security administration, and legal studies. 

The organization supports and emphasizes the importance of getting into a successful career!

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!

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2019-2020 Executive Officers

President: Abby Blankenship

Vice-President: Luke Davis

Secretary: Karina Lazo

Treasurer: Daniel Hauskins

Historian: (vacant)

Committee Chairs:

  • Membership - Colton Brown
  • Fundraising - (vacant)
  • Social Media - (vacant)

Fall 2019 Meeting Dates and Times:

* formal meetings will take place in Mabee Library, Room 105

  • September 3rd @ 4:00-4:45pm
  • October 1st @ 4:00-4:45pm
  • November 5th @ 4:00-4:45pm
  • December 3rd @ 4:00-4:45pm

Fall 2019 Events and Activities:

  • Polygraph Examiner Presentation
    • September 16th @ 2pm - Cottonwood Room, Union
  • Fraud Investigator (to be confirmed)
    • October 21st @ 2pm - Cottonwood Room, Union
  • Correctional Facility Tour
    • Date, time, and facility TBA
  • Corrections Career Showcase
    • Date, time, and presenters TBA

For more information, please contact President Abby Blankenship at:

CJA Membership Form (.pdf)

The KCA Student Chapter (KCA-SC) is affiliated with the American Correctional Association and a subgroup of the WU Criminal Justice Association.

Be part of a student organization dedicated to the goal of improving the corrections profession, cultivating knowledge of the corrections system, and promoting communication among persons interested in corrections.

2019-2020 Officers

  • President:  vacant 
  • Vice President: Rachel (“Bug”) Steimle
  • Secretary:  Karina Lazo
  • Treasurer:  Daniel Hauskins
  • Historian:   Vacant

Meeting dates and times:
*See CJA drop down menu for meeting dates and times

For questions, please contact Vice President Rachel Steimle at

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 APS, CJA or KCA.

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