A team of twelve Evangel University criminal justice students brought home four trophies — including three for first place — from a recent nine-state competition held in Garden City, Kan.
Theta Alpha Delta, Evangel’s chapter of the American Criminal Justice Association, participated in the organization’s Region 3 conference, held Oct. 17-20. The conference was hosted by Garden City Community College.
The team participated in four competitions: criminal investigation, academic testing, firearms and a physical agility obstacle course.
The following criminal justice majors earned trophies:
Jennifer Falchook, senior psychology major from Piscataway, N.J.
Additionally, faculty adviser Robert Cirtin, director of Evangel’s criminal justice program, brought home two trophies for his participation in the professional division. Cirtin was awarded the following:
The following students also attended the event:
“As a university, we are active in ACJA because it is important for our students to be involved with an organization that promotes high standards of ethical conduct, professional training and higher education within the criminal justice field,” Cirtin said.
The purpose of ACJA is to improve criminal justice through educational activities and to foster professionalism in law enforcement personnel and agencies.
For additional information, contact Robert Cirtin at (417) 865-2815, ext. 8613.