• portrait of Criminology Assistant Professor Emily Greene-Colozzi

    Criminology Faculty Study Mass Shootings, Internal Affairs and Police-Mental Health Partnership

    Three faculty members have won U.S. Department of Justice grants to study pressing issues in crime: whether “red flag” laws help to prevent mass shootings, how police internal affairs units investigate citizen complaints, and whether sending mental health clinicians with Boston Police on some calls improves outcomes for troubled individuals.
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  • A young man pins a police badge on his mom during a ceremony

    Mullen Rises to Deputy Chief for University Police

    Melissa Mullen, a 28-year veteran of the UMass Lowell Police Department, was sworn in as deputy chief, becoming the first woman to hold the role at the university.
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  • A wedding photo of a man in a black tux and a woman in a white dress

    From Grief, Beauty Blooms

    Ryan Lamore, a housekeeper with Facilities Management, brightens people’s day – and copes with personal grief – by sharing dahlias from his home garden.
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