Actor Morgan Freeman and criminal justice Professor Linda Keena at the University of Mississippi are donating $1 million to establish a Center for Evidence-Based Policing and Reform. The center will be the only one of its kind in Mississippi and one of only a few in the nation, the university said in its news release. The center eventually will train police from Mississippi and around the country. It will include training on how police can better engage the community in crime prevention. University leaders plan to build relationships and share data with policing agencies. They plan to use the data to enhance the preparation of students in criminal justice. Click Here To Read More.
Source: USA Today