1) To improve criminal justice through educational activities.
2) To foster professionalism in law enforcement personnel and agencies.
3) To promote professional, academic, and public awareness of criminal justice issues.
4) To encourage the establishment and expansion of higher education and professional training in criminal justice.
5) To provide a unified voice for professionals in, and students of, criminal justice.
6) To promote high standards of ethical conduct, professional training, and higher education within the criminal justice