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2023-24 APS Officers

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Kent, WA

Major: Public Service and Public Policy with a concentration in Criminology

Postgrad plans, career, etc.: 

  • Currently interning at the Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation & Reentry: Office of Victim Services
  • After undergrad, she will be pursuing a Master of Legal Studies in Criminal Law
  • She is planning on pursuing a career as a Special Agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: While she was raised in Peoria, AZ, she was originally born in Baghdad, Iraq.

Major: Criminology and Criminal Justice, accompanied by a minor in Political Science and a certificate in Socio-Legal Studies

Postgrad plans, career, etc.: "Postgrad, my aspirations extend to the realm of postgraduate studies, as I want to go to Law School to earn my Juris Doctorate. After this accomplishment, my ultimate goal is to become an Attorney who specializes predominantly in Criminal Law."

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: She was born on Ft. Jackson, SC, and raised mainly in Jacksonvile, FL. (Go Jaguars!)

Major: Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Postgrad plans, career, etc.: "Once I complete my Master's degree, I will be pursuing my Ph.D., hopefully here at ASU. After I have earned my Ph.D., I want to become a University Professor and Researcher."

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Auburn, NY (nicknamed "Prison City" due to having a supermax prison in our downtown)

Major: Master of Science in Crime Analysis

Postgrad plans, career, etc.: "Hi everyone! My name is Jordanne (Jordy) and I am your Event Coordinator. I recently graduated with my MACRJ and am currently working on my second Masters' in Crime Analysis. I work full-time in a police department and also am a GSA (teacher's assistant) for undergraduate CRJ courses. My personal hobbies include dragon boat racing, biking, and going to concerts. I look forward to meeting you."

Spring 2020 Criminal Justice Career and Internship Expo.


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Alpha Phi Sigma: the National Criminal Justice Honor Society

Alpha Sigma Alpha | Arizona State University

We are currently accepting applications for the Fall 2023 semester. Check out our Become a Member page for info on how to apply! 


A big part of being an APS member is not only interacting with members of the ASU community but also the community around us, which we hope to impact as public servants and criminal justice professionals one day. 

“Alpha Phi Sigma recognizes academic excellence of Undergraduate and Graduate students of Criminal Justice, as well as Juris Doctorate students.”

“The goals of Alpha Phi Sigma are to honor and promote academic excellence, community service, educational leadership, and unity.”

What is Alpha Phi Sigma?

Alpha Phi Sigma is the nationally recognized honor society for students in the field of criminal justice science. The society recognizes academic excellence by undergraduate and graduate students of criminal justice as well as students in the juris doctorate field. We currently have over 800 members in the ASU branch of Alpha Phi Sigma. We seek to build our organization to best serve our members and bridge opportunities to build our communities.

Students who meet eligibility requirements (see "become a member" webpage), can become members of Alpha Phi Sigma as long as they are enrolled in a baccalaureate degree program (or higher) in the field of criminal justice OR a related discipline. Related disciplines include criminology, forensics, law, homeland security, human services, political science, sociology, justice studies, psychology, public administration, and social sciences.

About the organization ... history lesson

Alpha Phi Sigma was established in January of 1942 by Dr. Vivian Anderson Leonard and 17 Police Science majors at Washington State University. On March 24th, 1976, Alpha Phi Sigma was designated as the National Criminal Justice Honor Society. Alpha Phi Sigma was granted membership by the Association of College Honor Societies in 1980. There are now over 360 chapters of Alpha Phi Sigma across the United States.

The mission of Alpha Phi Sigma is to promote analytical thinking, rigorous scholarship, and lifelong learning; to keep abreast of the advances in scientific research; to elevate the ethical standards of the criminal justice professions and to sustain in the public mind the benefit and necessity of education and professional training.

Our goals shall be to honor and promote academic excellence; service; leadership and unity.

Want to know more?

For more information, please visit the Alpha Phi Sigma National Honor Society’s Webpage at: Here you will have access to other resources such as current announcements at the National level, scholarship and career opportunities, APS merchandise, and information on upcoming events and conferences.

Upcoming Deadlines

Fall 2023

  • Applications for membership (regular and provisional) for Fall 2023 are being accepted. The full application process can be found here


Induction Ceremony Spring 2019



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Contact Us


Email address:

Phone: (602) 496-1773

Fax: (602) 496-2366


Criminology and Criminal Justice Undergraduate Desk: (602) 496-2369

Criminology and Criminal Justice Graduate & Ph.D Desk (602) 496-2365


Building Location:

Arizona State University
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice - University Center
411 N. Central Ave. Ste. 600
Phoenix, AZ 85004

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Criminology & Criminal Justice Department
Attn: Alpha Phi Sigma
411 N. Central Ave. Ste. 600
Mail Code: 4420
Phoenix, AZ 85004


Email/Office Hours:

Sundays & Fridays 8:00am-10:00am AZ Time (A member on the Executive Board will be actively responding to emails and other social media inquiries during the two-hour time frame). *All other email inquires will be answered within 24-48 hours. 

Mondays 10:30am-12:30pm AZ Time (A member on the Executive Board will be in our office in the University Center at the Downtown Phoenix Campus. During this time, we will be answering in person questions/concerns, emails, and phone calls. Additional days and times will be provided soon).

*Please note that Alpha Phi Sigma, the Arizona State University chapter is 100% run by students and there may be delays in response times during the semester, Summer/Winter breaks, and holidays. Email is the fastest way to contact our organization; please allow 24-48 hours for our organization to respond to your question/inquiry.