2017 Research Conference

The 2017 OCCJE Research Conference is scheduled for: Friday, April 21, 2017 at Cedarville University

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The Ohio Council of Criminal Justice Education (OCCJE) is a nonprofit organization that is over 40 years old.

Our mission is to promote education and research in the administration of criminal justice and to facilitate communication and cooperation with practitioners on matters of mutual interest concerning education in criminal justice.


In carrying out the mission, OCCJE addresses the following four goals:

  1. Advance criminal justice education;
  2. Serve as a conduit for criminal justice education;
  3. Stimulate activities that enhance criminal justice education
    (research, assessment, experimentation, promotion, evaluation);
  4. Represent criminal justice educational programs before the public.


Some members of the Ohio Council of Criminal Justice Education (OCCJE) for years had voiced the need to archive the Council's records in order to preserve its history. That process began with the acquisition and cataloguing of Council documents and the writing of this monograph. OCCJE was founded May 12, 1971 with an institutional membership of 13 colleges and universities in Ohio... Continue Reading...

Executive Summary of History Timeline

Contact Us

Prof. Nancy Marion, OCCJE President
Political Science Dept, University of Akron
204 Olin Hall, Akron OH 44325-1904
(330) 972-5551