College Education

  • From theory to practice

    An innovative combination of training and education at an Illinois facility is prepared to fill the needs of future law enforcement trainees

    Article • October 27th, 2011

  • The ABCs of online education

    When Laura Pettler decided to pursue her terminal degree, she already had a full plate. She headed the Crime Scene Reconstruction and Behavioral Analysis Program of North Carolina’s Prosecutorial District Twenty A with former District Attorney Michael...

    Article • May 23rd, 2011

  • For Female Future Officers

    How to best prepare female recruits for what lies ahead.

    Article • April 4th, 2011

  • Earning Your Degree, Pt 2

    When your profession necessitates being surrounded daily by thieves, and crooks that habitually lie you learn to live your life suspiciously and strive to confirm just about anything before making decisions.

    Article • October 28th, 2010

  • When Do I Get Promoted?

    Hey, the younger guys are getting stripes, where is mine…

    Article • October 27th, 2010

  • Finishing Your Degree

    If you do not possess that document saying you have attained a college degree, and a degree is needed, then where are you going to work?

    Article • September 29th, 2010

  • An online degree

    Online programs are similar to brick-and-mortar institutions, yet offer unique advantages scheduled classes and uncomfortable desks can't

    Article • March 1st, 2010

  • Street Smart vs. Book Smart

    Many studies support higher education for police officers, encouraging the disciplines beyond what is actually taught. In Stoning the Keepers at the Gate , Lawrence N. Blum, Ph.D. describes several characteristics that formulate a good officer. A look at...

    Article • July 14th, 2009

  • Check Mate

    The modern criminal element mandates a change in traditional tactics. To alleviate the fear of litigious ramifications, Campus Security Officers should meet state POST, or like state standards.

    Article • June 23rd, 2009

  • The Key to Creating High Performing Officers

    HOW can your put your beliefs and expectations into action to create high performing officers?

    Article • September 17th, 2007

  • Obvious & Hidden Tragedies at Virginia Tech

    We owe it to the victims and all who follow them into our educational institutions to use this experience to learn and develop PROactively, because if we don’t, how will we ever live with ourselves when such a thing happens again?

    Article • April 20th, 2007

  • The National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law

    A one-stop shop for science, technology and law information.

    Article • November 12th, 2006

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