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Police Misconduct: Should Officers be Required to Have College Degrees?

by | Jul 10, 2020 | Firm News

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The Chicago Sun Times recently published a very thoughtful article regarding a proposal to require or encourage police officers to get college degrees. Some takeaways: (1) officers who have graduated college are 40 percent less likely to use any form of force, (2) officers report that a college education improves their decision making skills, and (3) higher education can enhance police officers’ leadership potential. Read the full article here.