Continuing Education and Professional Training

Continuing Education and Professional Training

Offering a variety of opportunities throughout the year.

Questions? Contact us by email: Jonathan Bechtol or Nicole Moses

The Death Penalty in the Age of Data, Science, and Abolition

May 22, 2020, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Seattle University Casey Commons, Casey Building 5th Floor

promotional flyer for continuing education event

Featured Speakers:

Sister Helen Prejean, Author of Dead Man Walking

Kirk Bloodsworth, Death Row Exoneree and Executive Director Witness to Innocence

Dan Satterberg, King County Prosecuting Attorney


Additional Speakers from the Washington Innocence Project, Seattle University Department of Criminal Justice and School of Law, and University of Washington Law, Societies & Justice

Registration includes continental breakfast and lunch, parking, and an 8-hour Continuing Education certificate.

All proceeds support Seattle University Crime & Justice Research Center's continuing education, research, and public events.

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Tickets $25-$75

Past Continuing Education and Professional Training

A sampling of our past events

Social Media and Crime

Dr. Mary O'TooleDr. Ray SurretteJune 1, 2018, 8:30-4:30 p.m.

Student Center, Room 130

Annual all-day continuing education event focusing on social media and crime. Dr. Mary Ellen O’Toole and Dr. Ray Surrete. examine the role of social media in crime with focus on performance crime, copycat crime, the use of social media by domestic and international terrorists, and other topics.

Fair and Impartial Criminal Justice Practice: A Science Based Approach

April 30, 2017, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Student Center, Room 160

Featuring Dr. Lorie Fridell, Police Executive Research Director and author of Producing Bias-Free Policing: A Science-Based Approach. Opportunity to network with fellow students and criminal justice professionals, while earning eight hours of continuing education credit. Breakfast and lunch are provided.

4th Annual Criminal Justice Leadership Institute: Building Internal Research

August 12, 2016; 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Seattle University, Student Center 210

Large justice agencies may have the luxury of having their own full-time research/ analysis unit that can be tasked with administrative analyses, but there are many more mid-sized and smaller justice agencies that still have questions about whether they are doing works, or whether it is working as intended. How can we build the internal research capacity of these mid-sized and smaller agencies so that they can answer these important questions?