Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  MARQUETTE – Northern Michigan University is offering a criminal justice course this summer at the Dickinson-Iron Technical Education Center in Kingsford. The course addresses school violence and will meet from 6-10 p.m. on Fridays and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays on the following dates: June 20-21, June 27-28, July 18-19, and July 25.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  NMU criminal justice professor Robert Hanson will be the instructor of the interactive course. It will examine the nature and scope of violence in schools and include research findings versus media coverage, ways of making school buildings and environments safer, the role of school policies and procedures for incidents and their aftermath, prevention strategies that make sense in Upper Peninsula schools, involving communities for prevention, and community policing as applied to this topic. The course is aimed at educators, law enforcement and counselors.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  To register, use NMUÂ’s SOLAR system at or call the Student Service Center at 906-227-1221.

Prepared By
Jessica Holman