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Feminism: Comparing crime and consequences

Rosa Salazar, Copy Editor

April 5, 2019

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Is there a double standard between crimes committed by men versus crimes committed by women? You bet your sweet bippy. But before we begin talking statistics, let’s define what a crime is. A crime is “an action or omission that constitutes an offense that may be prosecuted by the state and is punishable by law.”  Basically, it’s doing stuff you know you shouldn’...

BC student shares personal experience with criminal justice reform at annual conference

Melissa Puryear, Reporter

December 8, 2017

Filed under News

Tara Hunt, a Bakersfield College student and a field representative aid for Supervisor Leticia Perez from the 5th District in Kern County, attended the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) 123rd Annual Conference on Nov. 29 at the Sacramento Convention Center to talk about criminal justice reform policies like AB109 and Prop. 47. Hunt traveled to Sacrament...

Criminal justice careers explored

Criminal justice careers explored

October 23, 2017

The Bakersfield College Career & Technical Education has opened a pathway of opportunity for students at BC by hosting a panel of criminal justice...

Mock murder tests student skills

Mock murder tests student skills

March 30, 2017

A fake crime scene was set up at the Bakersfield College gymnasium for a criminal justice class learning about forensic evidence. Teachers Patricia...

Criminal justice professor speaks about the Diaz case

Criminal justice professor speaks about the Diaz case

October 5, 2016

The Bakersfield Police Department suffered a hard blow this year as one of its own, Damacio Diaz, was investigated, arrested, and pled guilty to multiple...

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