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Student mentoring creates life-long professional relationships.

Our Students    
We explore the criminal justice system in its complex social context and strive to create justice inĀ an imperfect world using theory, practice and research.

Student Opportunities

Learning for our students does not end when they leave the classroom; they interact with each other, CJC faculty, and the broader Kansas City community through internships with local agencies, independent and collaborative research, participation in student organizations, career networking at the annual CJC Expo, and professional experience through our Mock Trial and Student Academy with the FBI.

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