Department News

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  • Adam Maynard, a Public Safety officer at NMU,  published a children’s book called “The Adventures of Dynamo Dog and the Case of the Missing Jewelry.”
  • Greg Warchol and Dale Kapla have had their paper titled" "Policing the Wilderness: A descriptive study of wildlife conservation officers in South Africa" published in the International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice.
  • Ellie Harris, a criminal justice alum, was honored for helping to crack a string of armed robber cases. She also helped save a life.
  • Trooper Christopher MacMaster, an adjunct professor, as named the top cop in Marquette County in 2011. He was received this honor  for his positive attitude, professionalism, and investigative work on several breaking and entering cases.