Department Chair: James J. Sobol
The criminal justice department at Buffalo State College is committed to the intellectual, personal and professional growth of its students and faculty. The focus of the program is to provide a comprehensive education in criminal justice through an academically rigorous, multi-disciplinary program of study. The curriculum integrates social, cultural, political, and organizational influences on criminal justice polices and operations from both theoretical and real-world perspectives with the objective of preparing students for positions in the criminal justice profession and/or graduate study. The department is committed to fostering an intellectual climate that promotes excellence in teaching, scholarship and service.