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Justice Department grant will allow Troy University Police Department to access and share state-of-the-art de-escalation training

A federal COPS grant will train TUPD officers on de-escalation tactics and allow the department to train outside agencies.

A federal COPS grant will train TUPD officers on de-escalation tactics and allow the department to train outside agencies.

A grant from the Department of Justice will help the Troy University Police Department and law enforcement officers of surrounding agencies to become better trained in de-escalation tactics.

The Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) office of the DOJ is providing more than $180,000 to fund the department’s installation of the state-of-the-art VirTra V-180 virtual training…

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Troy University’s online programs recognized among the nation’s best

Several of Troy University's online degree programs received recognition in the U.S. News & World Report

Several of Troy University's online degree programs received recognition in the U.S. News & World Report "2022 Best Online Programs" rankings.

Troy University’s online degree programs in psychology, business and criminal justice are among the nation’s best, according to U.S. News & World Report’s “2022 Best Online Programs” rankings that were released on Tuesday.

TROY’s online bachelor’s degree in Psychology was ranked 21st in the nation, while online master’s programs in Business and Criminal Justice were…

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Alumna becomes first female Dothan Police Department captain

Dothan Police Captain Rachel David is the first female to reach the rank in the Dothan Police Department.

Dothan Police Captain Rachel David is the first female to reach the rank in the Dothan Police Department.

A TROY alumna who became the first female police captain in Dothan’s history in May said marrying core values and a career is the secret to fulfillment.

Dothan Police Capt. Rachel David has worked for the city nearly two decades, mostly in the patrol division. Today, she commands the Special Operations Division and oversees the…

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Love of art supports passion for law enforcement in Alabama

SBI Special Agent Craig Shook, a 1981 graduate, is the state's forensic composite artist. (TROY photo/Joey Meredith)

SBI Special Agent Craig Shook, a 1981 graduate, is the state's forensic composite artist. (TROY photo/Joey Meredith)

Craig Shook has always loved art. Today, he’s blended his art with a passion for law enforcement as Alabama’s primary certified forensic composite artist at the State Bureau of Investigation.

“I loved Woody Ishmael. His art was all over the place – in the White House, even,” he said. “So, I studied art – and…

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Attorney General Steve Marshall to speak at TROY

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