CRIMINAL JUSTICE SOCIETY NYC • Spring 2019

Contact the Criminal Justice Society Advisers for further information:

NYC
Dr. Kimberly Collica-Cox
kcollicacox@pace.edu

PLV
Prof. Maryellen Martirano
mmartirano@pace.edu

Wednesday, February 6
4:30 to 5:40PM
W615, One Pace Plaza

US Postal Service Criminal Investigative Division - Anna Escoto - Agent Escoto is an agent with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, which supports and protects the U.S. Postal Service and its employees, infrastructure, and customers; enforces the laws that defend the nation’s mail system from illegal or dangerous use; and ensures public trust in the mail. As one of our country’s oldest federal law enforcement agencies, founded by Benjamin Franklin, they have a proud and successful history of fighting criminals who attack the nation’s postal system and misuse it to defraud, endanger, or otherwise threaten the American public.

Wednesday, February 13
12:10 to 1:10PM (Common Hour)
Y34 (3rd floor), One Pace Plaza
 

Allison Commerford – Investigative Analyst for the Office of Special Investigations for the NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (NYSDOCCS) – The Office of Special Investigations (OSI) is the organization within DOCCS whose mandate is to investigate allegations of criminal activity related to DOCCS and any other wrongdoing within DOCCS.

Criminal behavior by DOCCS’ inmates, parolees employees, visitors, volunteers, or contractors; physical or sexual abuse; drug trafficking; contraband possession; staff misconduct and corruption; and suspected terrorist activities are investigated by this office.

Wednesday February 20
4:30 to 5:40PM
W615, One Pace Plaza

Pace Law Prof. David Dorfman - was a criminal defense trial attorney at the Legal Aid Society Criminal Defense Division in Brooklyn, NY.  He teaches and supervises the Criminal Justice Clinic, which represents indigent defendants charged with misdemeanor crimes in the County of the Bronx.  He is going to teach students how to read a rap sheet, as well as how to clean-up a rap sheet.

Wednesday March 6
4:30 to 5:40PM
W608, One Pace Plaza

FBI visit - An intelligence driven agency, with approximately 30,000 agents, analysts, and other professionals, working diligently to protect the U.S. from terrorism, cyber attacks, and other criminal threats. The FBI today is considered one of the world’s premier security and crime-fighting forces. Reporting to both the attorney general and director of national intelligence, the Bureau has dual responsibilities as a law enforcement and intelligence agency.

Monday, March 25 (Monday, not Wednesday)
4:30 to 5:40PM
W614, One Pace Plaza

Sanctuary for Families - Mariama Diallo - Ms. Diallo is the African Community Specialist and will speak with students regarding domestic violence and the issue of female genital mutilation.  She serves as a strong advocate to end FGM.  Sanctuary for Families is a  non-for-profit agency serving over 15,000 survivors of domestic violence, sex trafficking and other forms of related gender violence. 

Wednesday April 3
4:30 to 5:40PM
W615, One Pace Plaza

The Inspector General's Office - The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) ios the OAB of federal agencies.  Their mission is to detect and deter waste, fraud, abuse, and misconduct in DOJ programs and personnel, and to promote economy and efficiency in those programs. The OIG investigates alleged violations of criminal and civil laws by DOJ employees and also audits and inspects DOJ programs. The Inspector General, who is appointed by the President subject to Senate confirmation, reports to the Attorney General and Congress.

Wednesday April 17
4:30 to 5:40PM
W615, One Pace Plaza

Are You Smarter Than Your Professor - Students team up against faculty in a fast paced Jeopardy style game regarding criminal justice issue and facts.  Student winners will receive gift cards.