9 Troopers on leave in diploma-mill probe

Discussion in 'Accreditation Discussions (RA, DETC, state approva' started by macattack, Oct 21, 2008.

  1. macattack

    macattack New Member

    Here is an article from the Seattle Times.

  2. Mamasaphire

    Mamasaphire New Member

    Wow. All the more reason for people to become aware of regionally accredited online schools!
  3. AuditGuy

    AuditGuy Member

    It hints that this may be a St. Regis case, but I don't see anywhere that they have identified the name of the potential diploma mills. Correct me if I am wrong.
  4. macattack

    macattack New Member

    I believe it is more fallout from the Spokesman Review List.
  5. macattack

    macattack New Member


  6. Ted Heiks

    Ted Heiks Moderator and Distinguished Senior Member Staff Member

    Captain Jeff DeVere? It'd be interesting to know if the good Cap'n was the same Jeff DeVere who attended Western State College of Colorado in the 1980s.
  7. Bruce

    Bruce Moderator Staff Member

    Massachusetts doesn't do many things correctly, but the "Quinn Bill" (police education incentive) is one of them. From my informal research, I believe it's the most strictly regulated incentive program in the country; schools have to apply to be approved, and several RA schools didn't make the latest cut (not enough full-time Ph.D. faculty teaching in the program is the most common stumbling block);


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