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Changes In Student Definitions Of De-Escalation In Professional Peace Officer Education, Pat Nelson Jun 2019

Changes In Student Definitions Of De-Escalation In Professional Peace Officer Education, Pat Nelson

Criminal Justice Department Publications

Since the release of the 21st century policing report in the United States, the techniques of de-escalation have received a lot of attention and focus in political systems, policy changes, and the media. This research surveyed professional peace officer education university students on their definition of de-escalation and the techniques associated with de-escalation before specific communications coursework was completed and then after the coursework was completed. This research has found that clearly defining de-escalation and emphasizing the broad range of techniques available enhances the students' understanding and application of proper de-escalation.

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"The Forgotten Middle": Discussing The Average Achievement Of Students, Cameron Basham Apr 2019

"The Forgotten Middle": Discussing The Average Achievement Of Students, Cameron Basham

Spring Presentation of Undergraduate Research

The students focused on in this piece are those considered average-achievers. Those afforded less opportunities like extra-curricular activities for enrichment and future success than others. This could be due to a lack of guidance, economic troubles, social problems, or simple lack of motivation. Data includes multiple articles describing how educational ability is influenced in different ways. This information is provided only with the goal to inform.