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Liberty University Criminal Justice Club

Connect with law enforcement from local, state, and federal organizations who can help you succeed in the field. The Criminal Justice Club is a student-led, student-funded club that brings in esteemed speakers (see below) and also sets up special student activities such as paintball, cornhole, game days, and range days.

Our growing club has received recognition from our dean and administration as well as from law enforcement professionals.

Become a Member

For a membership fee of just $25 dollars per year, you’ll enjoy special speakers, events, food, t-shirts, and certificates. If you need financial help, contact Dr. Joel Cox for scholarship opportunities.

Find out about our upcoming events on Facebook!


The application and $25 membership fee can be submitted to Katie Godwin (President) or Alicia Anderson (Secretary) in the Helms School of Government (DeMoss 4084).

Previous Speakers to the Criminal Justice Club:

  • Captain Ryan Zuidema (Lynchburg Police Captain)
  • Dave LeValley (Special Agent in Charge at FBI)
  • Brian Smith (Narcotics Detective at Lynchburg Police)
  • Trooper Haile (Virginia State Police)
  • Campbell County SWAT UNIT
  • Lynchburg Police K9 Unit
  • Tim Echols
  • Pat Tucker (Virginia State Police Cold Case Detective)
  • Special Agent Melanie Franklin (VA State Police, FBI)