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Barnard Named New Lexington Police Chief

Barnard Named New Lexington Police Chief

Mark Barnard has been promoted to Chief of the Lexington Division of Police by Lexington Mayor Jim Gray. Barnard, who received his master’s degree in Criminal Justice from EKU, had served as the Assistant Chief since 2012. The College of Justice & Safety named Barnard its Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient in 2014.

EKU’s Online Degrees Ranked in the Top 50 by U.S. News and World Report

Eastern Kentucky University is ranked among the best in the U.S. News & World Report’s recently announced 2015 Best Online Education Program Rankings.

Why is Homelessness a Police Problem?

Written by Victor E. Kappeler, Ph.D.

White House Asks Kappeler to Participate in Policy Review Session

White House Asks Kappeler to Participate in Policy Review Session

An Eastern Kentucky University faculty member has been asked by the White House to participate in a “policy review listening session” and discuss federal prog

Will All Police Departments Require a College Degree Eventually?

More than 1/3 of law enforcement agencies currently target college graduates. Many require a minimum of 60 hours. Others require a 2-year or 4-year degree.

Professor Testifies Against Militarization of Police

Professor testifies against militarization of police

A professor in the College of Justice and Safety this week testified before a U.S. Senate committee hearing to discuss the growing militarization of police in America.

The Mental Virtues

Written by Dr. Carole Garrison

Kraska Invited to High Profile Senate Committee Hearing

Kraska - professor for online law enforcement and criminal justice

Dr. Peter Kraska has been invited to share his extensive and long-running research conducted at Eastern Kentucky University on the militarization of civilian police in the United States at a U.S. Senate hearing in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, September 9, 2014.