THE ASSOCIATION FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE RESEARCH (California) A dynamic mix of public servants, practitioners, evaluators, analysts, students, and academics united by a common interest in criminal justice issues. See the interest areas displayed on our Membership Roster to discover our variety!

The Association seeks to stimulate discussion of current criminal justice issues. Analysts, academics, and practitioners meet to hear energetic presentations at bi-annual conferences – in the spring in Sacramento and in the fall in Huntington Beach. See Conference Information for the current schedule and a list of recent topics!


ACJRca now has Facebook and Twitter accounts!  "Like Us" on Facebook and "Follow Us" on Twitter to keep apprised of the latest goings-on, upcoming conference information, scholarship announcements, and other exciting news.  Simply click on the buttons to the left, log into your respective accounts, and you will be set!  This year, ACJRca will feature a live Twitter feed from the spring conference and videos of the presenters will be featured on our Facebook site afterward.  We look forward to seeing you in cyberspace!"

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Support communication among those who share your interests, and:
1) Get a discount on bi-annual conference fees.
2) Receive a Newsletter.
3) Have access to the Members Only information on this Web-site!

All this and the networking with and camaraderie of a great group of people with a common interest in criminal justice! Quite a bargain at just $45 per year (students just $15!) Our year runs from July 1 through June 30.

Masthead photos: The State Capitol represents both our members in government agencies and our Spring Conference. The Pyramid at Cal State Long Beach represents our Fall Conference and academic members.




Spring Conference
March 26-27, 2015
Lion's Gate Hotel, Sacramento
Look for schedule and registration in January    

               What's New

2014 Fall Conference Notes and PowerPoints now available
click here!

Call for Papers:

Multicultural Perspective on Intergenerational Trauma Transmission
click here!

Dec. 2014 - Newsletter
click here!

"The Partnership for Community Excellence"
Check out notices on whats going on in California and articles on criminal justice including Prison realignment and
Felons eligible for county jails.

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for articles & activities

Now Facebook & Twitter
Read to the left!