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TECHBeat, October 2017

Date Published
October 2017
Publication Type
Technical Assistance, Report (Technical), Report (Technical Assistance), Report (Grant Sponsored), Program/Project Description

Education in Law Enforcement: Beyond the College Degree

History of the Issue

The issue of education as it relates to the police is a long-standing one -- in fact, of longer standing than some might think. The most familiar accounting of the roots of the issue takes us back to the 1960's, to the various blue ribbon commissions established partly in response to the misconduct of some police officers during the urban riots...