Chris Peterson presented Enemies at the Gate – or Are They Already Inside? as part of CSI Week at Meredith College. CSI Week allows students at Meredith to explore career opportunities in law enforcement and related fields. The event is sponsored by the Sociology and Criminology Programs, and the Sociology & Criminology Club (and with the support of Political Science, Accounting, & Social Work).
Other presenters during the week included:
- Special Agent Jahaira Torrens spoke about Homeland Security Investigations.
- Cat Flowers, owner of Cat Eye Detective Agency, presented.
- Police Officer and Social Worker Renea Lockhart spoke about domestic violence and being both an officer and a social worker.
- U.S. Marshals talked about the work they do tracking down fugitives and other law enforcement activities.
- Wake Country Prosecutors spoke about their work.
- RPD Gang Unit talked about their work with gang prevention and dealing with gangs in Raleigh.
- Crime Scene Analysis, RPD patrol officer, CCBI investigator (the local CSI) and a detective from Raleigh Police talked about how they work and investigate a crime scene.
- Cary Police Department crime mapping analyst Elise Pierce spoke about her work in the use of Crime Scene mapping to facilitate the work of police in Cary.
Chartered in 1891, Meredith College is one of the largest independent private women’s colleges in the U.S. Meredith also offers coeducational graduate programs in business, education and nutrition, as well as post-baccalaureate certificate programs in pre-health and business, a dietetic internship program, a didactic program in dietetics and a paralegal program. Meredith’s programs – undergraduate and graduate — challenge each individual student to think deeply, push hard, discover new strengths and grow even stronger. Meredith has been cited as one of the “best colleges” in the region and the country by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review and Forbes.com.