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Traumatic Brain Injury and Seizure Disorders: A Basic Understanding

Posted March 12, 2014 | By csponline



A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can occur at any time in life and may lead to epilepsy and difficulty adjusting to the necessities of daily living. This can present a host of new challenges for individuals and families who are not accustomed to managing a disability.… Read More

Top 10 Criminal Justice Scholarships: Minnesota and Beyond

Posted March 11, 2014 | By csponline



Today’s criminal justice system has an impact on the daily lives of everyone in America. Law enforcement officers ensure that society runs smoothly, judges ensure that punishment is just when laws are violated and law enforcement agencies are devoted to the investigation and prevention of international crime.… Read More

Meet Jerrod Brown: CSP Online’s Forensic Mental Health Expert

Posted February 28, 2014 | By csponline


Professor to provide insights into the dynamic field of forensic mental health


Concordia University, St. Paul is proud of our team of instructional professionals. Our educators are experts in their respective fields with firsthand knowledge of issues, trends and applications gained from years of on-the-job experience, academic research and continued learning.… Read More

The Differences Between Criminal Justice and Criminology: Which Degree Is Right for You?

Posted February 12, 2014 | By csponline



Once you have narrowed down your career search enough to know the general area you want to study, you may think most of the decision-making is over. However, just because you’re sure you want to work in healthcare or business, education or crime, that doesn’t mean that all of the other choices you make will be straightforward ones.… Read More

I Fought the Law and the Law’s Dumb [Infographic]

Posted February 12, 2013 | By csponline


It often takes years for new laws to be passed by legislation in local and state government. Strangely, it can take longer to eliminate old, antiquated laws that no longer make sense for our modern way of life. But if those outdated, borderline nonsensical laws were simply reacting to the times, who knows how our changing tech laws will appear generations from now?… Read More

Minnesota Landmark Cases Land in U.S. Supreme Court

Posted January 30, 2013 | By csponline

Order in the Court

The Minnesota state court system has played a role in many landmark cases that have been ruled by the U.S. Supreme Court throughout history. Take a look at the comprehensive list that features five notable cases of the nearly 200 to reach the Supreme Court in the state’s 155 year history.… Read More

Leading the Charge: Initiatives For Safer Communities

Posted August 28, 2012 | By csponline

Police officers protect the community from crime and other dangers; however, they also must enforce laws that encourage safety. Police departments throughout Minnesota promote safety measures on Minnesota’s roadways and within its communities to educate and protect citizens. Chiefs of police must encourage their officers to diligently enforce these new initiatives and educate the community through outreach efforts.… Read More