1967 President's Commission: The Role of Higher Education

incidents has occurred in corrections and law enforcement which has resulted in loss of life )such as the Attica riot). This reviews the incidents and efforts through higher education to improve the officer and criminal justice organization. It has been recommended and required for all officers to have a degree to reduce bias, prejudice, and excessive force. incidents of cultural conflict still exist in criminal justice (law enforcement and corrections) in spite of the efforts by higher education to introduce information to improve the criminal justice system. While higher education has improved the officer, it has had limited impact on the criminal justice organization. The tole and limitation so higher education in resolving cultural conflict was discussed and illustrated.

American Association of Behavioral Social Sciences
Lorraine Priest
Ray Bynum
Frederick Lawrence
Maryse Nazon
Presentation Date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
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American Association of Behavioral Social Sciences
Presentation Type: 
Poster Presentation
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Las Vegas, NV 89109
United States