School of Criminal Justice and Criminalistics

  • Photo of Los Angeles Skyline
  • Photo of Lobby Of Hertzberg-Davis Forensic Science Center
  • P. Solis of US Customs and Border Protection speaks to Commencement Reception
  • Photo of Laboratory Apparatus
  • Photo of Criminalistics students in Laboratory

Director’s Welcome and School Mission

Welcome to the School of Criminal Justice & Criminalistics, a leading program in the study of criminal justice and criminalistics in California. Our faculty are dedicated to bridging research, policy, and practice in the classroom and through their research.




Chancellor Visits SIM Lab

CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White experienced innovative, interdisciplinary learning at the Residential Simulation Lab during a daylong visit to Cal State LA.