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Dept. of Criminal Justice to Host Top Houston Leaders for Panel Discussion

Next week, UHD's department of criminal justice will lead a panel discussion entitled, "Leadership in Criminal Justice: A Unique Organizational Culture." The event, to be held June 9, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Robertson Auditorium, will include a panel discussion by Houston leaders in criminal justice, including:

Ron Hickman, Harris County Sheriff

Troy Nehls, Fort Bend County Sheriff

Rick Hartley, Executive Director, the 100 Club of Houston

Marcia Jackson, Warden, Hightower Unit, TDCJ-ID

Henry Gonzales, Executive Asst. Director, Harris County Juvenile Probation

Vicki King, Inspector, UT Health Science/MD Anderson

Topics up for discussion will include:

Challenges unique to criminal and juvenile justice leaders

Core values in criminal justice organizations

Ethical leadership in criminal justice

Technology and criminal justice leaders.

Women leaders in criminal justice

Street-level leadership in criminal justice

Changes in Criminal Justice Leadership over last 30 years

For more information, contact Beth Pelz, associate professor of criminal justice.