In Memory


Friends and colleagues will come together to celebrate the life and work of Chester L. Britt, III at Northeastern University on Tuesday November 1, 2016, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, 310 Renaissance Park. Chet passed away August 30, 2016 at Israel Family Hospice in Ames, Iowa following a severe anaphylactic reaction to a wasp sting.

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Nicky Rafter PhotoNicky Rafter, a long-time professor of Criminal Justice and senior research fellow at Northeastern University and an internationally-revered scholar in the fields of social history and criminology, passed away, suddenly and unexpectedly, on February 29, 2016 at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston.

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This has been a difficult year so far for the SCCJ community as we’ve lost four distinguished former faculty members. In addition to this post recognizing Professors Britt and Rafter’s legacy, we will be honoring the memories of Professor Wally Sherwood and Professor Harvey Burstein with tributes in the near future.

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Criminal Justice Senior Night Celebration

The SCCJ Senior Celebration will take place this year on Thursday May 4th in the Fenway Center at 6:30. Boston Police Commissioner Williams Evans will be the keynote speaker. Commissioner Evans joined the BPD in 1982 and was appointed commissioner in 2014. Graduating seniors are encouraged to in...