Originally Posted by RWBlue
Very bad idea forming a police department under educators. It would be like forming a police department under a bunch of scientists. It is not that they are not knowledgeable, but they don't think the correct way to run a police department.
Depends on the administration who are responsible. I've seen some really good ones run by those who know the business as they are retired cops who went into education or those who know better and hire good chiefs and let them run it the way a police department should be run and stay out of it while they tend to education.
Unfortunately, those are the exceptions and not the rule.