Inside Look

What police reforms can we expect during these times of social unrest?

As Black Lives Matter protests continue across the United States, law enforcement agencies are reviewing their policies. They are establishing police task forces, and discussing guidelines on dozens, if not hundreds of issues, including use of force, body cameras and whistleblower protections.

EKU Online Police Studies Program Ranked as a 2016 Best Value Law Enforcement College

EKU’s online Bachelor of Science in Police Studies has been ranked as a best value program in the OnlineU - SR Education Group’s 2016 Best Value Law Enforcement College rankings.

EKU Ahead of the Curve on Police-Community Relations

By: Dr. Deborah Louis, EKU College of Justice and Safety

Dan Delaney: An Officer and a Role Model

"Policing requires street smarts, but there are many times I need to look beyond the more obvious answers. Having the degree makes you think,” said Officer Dan Delaney.

A Conversation with Police Studies Instructor Dr. Carole Garrison

Dr. Carole Garrison EKU Online Police Studies

Dr. Carole Garrison teaches in the EKU Online Police Studies degree program. She’s devoted her life and career to criminal justice. She was a police woman in Atlanta in the 1970’s. She helped run elections in Cambodia in the 1990’s. She even thought about becoming a prison warden.

Does History Show Cops Need College Degrees?

In 2015, the Journal of Criminal Justice Education published the most comprehensive on law enforcement and higher education to date. One major finding was that police officers with college degrees are less likely to use force against citizens.

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Tyler Wall

Dr. Tyler Wall is an associate professor for the EKU School of Justice Studies. He teaches on campus, as well as in the EKU Online Police Studies program.