Articles about Police Academy Tolliver suggests Crownsville as possible police academy site By Andrea F. Siegel, The Baltimore Sun June 23, 2013 County officials should look into acquiring the state Department of Housing and Community Development building in Crownsville for a police academy, at least according to former County Police Chief Larry W. Tolliver. The state Board of Public Works decided last month to move the housing and community development office and its 380 employees to New Carrollton in Prince George's County in 2015. Tolliver who lobbied Anne Arundel officials to replace the dilapidated police academy in Davidsonville during his less than 10 months as police chief said in an interview last week the relocation could open an "opportunity" for a new police facility. ARTICLES BY DATERequire college degrees for police [Commentary] By John L. Hudgins September 30, 2014 Following the urban unrest nike just do it in the 1960s, there was a move toward requiring college degrees for police officers. That movement never gained serious momentum across the nation. Today only a few of the police departments across the country require applicants to possess a college degree, and concerns are still being raised as to whether today's police officers are best prepared to deal with the myriad of situations presented in modern policing. Indeed there are serious questions as to whether a modern democracy can survive without better prepared law enforcement officials able to handle the stresses of the job without overreacting. Neuman says dilapidated police academy 'must be rebuilt' By Andrea F. Siegel, The Baltimore Sun July 26, 2013 Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman waved her hand in front of her face as she stood in a former missile silo that's a subterranean site for aspects of county police physical and defensive tactics training. "Has the air quality been tested?" she asked. The silo was among facilities she and other county officials visited Wednesday on a tour of the police academy in Davidsonville, which once was a Cold War era Army Nike missile site. Fewer police departments can result in better protection and better service. In places like Ferguson, Mo., hostility toward the police would be far less likely if the parent St. Louis County had fewer police departments or even better, only one. County governments have evolved over time by a variety of ways, with a tendency toward nike 3 wood more centralization. The particular form local government takes matters a great deal. Anne Arundel County may get a new police academy to replace a facility that was built by nike 5k training the military as a Nike missile site more than a half century ago. Maj. Joseph E. Smith III, a 25 year veteran, told the police commissioner that he plans to retire from the department and take an outside job, according to a police spokesman. Smith could not be reached for comment.