Brittany Flores, Comal County Sheriff’s Office

Introduction I conducted an internship with the Comal County Sheriff’s Office, Criminal Investigation’s Division, located in New Braunfels, Texas in the fall semester of 2019. This report will go in detail through the process and organization of of a 9-1-1 call in progress. Although there are many different departments that a case can go through,… Continue Reading Brittany Flores, Comal County Sheriff’s Office

Jasmine Gooden, Bexar County Medical Examiners Office

I maintained an internship as a death investigator in the spring of 2019 with the Bexar County Medical Examiners Office. It has been around for over 50 years. My role as the intern is to help death investigators with any tasks around the office, observe them at active scenes, and learn as much as I… Continue Reading Jasmine Gooden, Bexar County Medical Examiners Office

Lilia Loera, Texas State Legislature

As a graduate student conducting research on immigration activism, I wanted to understand the political discourse, or debate, on immigration in relation with the academic literature. So for the spring 2015 semester, I decided to intern for the Texas House legislature for Representative Joe Farias. Representative Joe Farias is a Democratic house member who represents… Continue Reading Lilia Loera, Texas State Legislature

Jessica Gutierrez, the Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State

During the fall of 2013, I participated in an internship with the Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State.  FACTS is a multidimensional forensic anthropological research, teaching, and outreach center within the Department of Anthropology at Texas State University. FACTS is composed of three components, including two labs and an outdoor decomposition facility.  The mission of… Continue Reading Jessica Gutierrez, the Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State

Aisha Sharif, Texas After Violence Project

The Texas After Violence Project (TAVP) was founded in 2007 by criminal defense attorney Walter Long to provide information to the public via oral histories on community violence and capital punishment. Its current headquarters are located at 611 South Congress Avenue in Austin, Texas. I chose to intern at this organization because forms of violence… Continue Reading Aisha Sharif, Texas After Violence Project