Homeland Security Institute
The Department of Criminal Justice at North Carolina Central University created the Institute for Homeland Security and Workforce Development in an effort to help the State of North Carolina educate emergency personnel and engaged citizens about issues regarding homeland security and disaster preparedness. Institute activity revolves around three core components: training, research and education, with the primary focus of all efforts being information sharing with private and public sector employees and NCCU students about best practices in terrorism prevention and emergency management.
The Institute for Homeland Security and Workforce Development provides many opportunities for the student body of NCCU. The Institute offers undergraduate and graduate students opportunities to learn about homeland security issues. Furthermore, the Institute engage the students in many functions that progresses the Institute such as presentations to N.C. Legislature, focus groups for course development, future funding meetings and an array of other activities conducted by the Institute.
The Juvenile Justice Institute was established and funded by the General Assembly (Senate Bill 399) in March of 1999 at North Carolina Central University in the Department of Criminal Justice. Its purpose is to help improve juvenile justice in North Carolina.
Juvenile Justice Institute
The Juvenile Justice Institute conducts research on juvenile justice issues and uses the findings to help North Carolina policymakers and practitioners make well-informed policy and program decisions to reduce juvenile crime and delinquency and improve the juvenile justice system. The Institute develops resources and opportunities through innovative strategies for growth by means of 1) collaborating with the best stakeholders in the juvenile justice community and 2) providing extended services that are relevant and provide ideal support to the concerns that are important amongst our partners, stakeholders, and clients.