Aaron Baxter of Oswego honored by RIT’s Department of Criminal Justice

ROCHESTER, NY — Aaron Baxter of Oswego received the Contributions to the Center for Public Safety Initiatives award during the Senior Luncheon and Recognition Celebration put on by Rochester Institute of Technology’s Department of Criminal Justice and Center for Public Safety Initiatives.

The BS and MS degree programs in criminal justice offer students a broad education with a curriculum designed to prepare them for a wide range of careers in criminal justice, provide continuing education for those already employed in criminal justice, and offer a strong academic foundation further graduate study or law school. In addition to its degrees, the department offers minors and immersions in criminal justice and legal studies, as well as general education courses.

The Center for Public Safety Initiatives is a unique collaboration between the City of Rochester, the criminal justice agencies of Greater Rochester and Rochester Institute of Technology. Its purpose is to contribute to criminal justice strategy through research, policy analysis and evaluation. Its educational goals include training graduate and undergraduate students in strategic planning and policy analysis.

Rochester Institute of Technology is home to leading creators, entrepreneurs, innovators and researchers. Founded in 1829, RIT enrolls about 19,000 students in more than 200 career-oriented and professional programs, making it among the largest private universities in the U.S.