Kutztown University’s Dr. Jonathan Kremser has been appointed to the esteemed Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Committee (JJDPC) in Harrisburg, PA. Kremser, a professor and department chair in KU’s criminal justice department, brings a wealth of expertise and experience to his role on the committee.
Kremser’s impressive academic background includes a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice from Kutztown University, a Master of Arts in criminology from the University of Ottawa, and both a Master of Arts and a doctorate in criminal justice from Rutgers University. This extensive educational foundation equips him with a deep understanding of the complexities of the criminal justice system.
“I am deeply honored to have been selected for this important role, where I will have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on safeguarding our communities across the Commonwealth,” Kremser said. “The priorities and policies of juvenile justice and delinquency prevention in Harrisburg are shaped by the research on youth, families, and communities, and I look forward to contributing to this vital work.”
The JJDPC’s mandate includes providing advice to the Governor on juvenile justice matters, addressing challenges within the system, and formulating solutions that advance the best interests of Pennsylvania’s youth. Kremser’s extensive background and unwavering dedication will undoubtedly leave a lasting imprint on the state’s juvenile justice policies.
Kremser officially took the Constitutional Oath of Office Friday, Oct. 6, solidifying his commitment to this crucial role. For more information about the Pennsylvania JJDPC, please visit their website.