March 17, 2017
Caruth Police Institute Pursues Relevant Research, Training for Area Law Enforcement

The Caruth Police Institute (CPI), led by Dr. Melinda Schlager, continues to receive recognition and support for its research efforts and law enforcement training programs. Recent projects and accomplishments include: CPI finalized a $500k...

March 07, 2017
CPI Continues Positive Impact in Law Enforcement Community

The Caruth Police Institute (CPI) continues to make a significant impact in the world of law enforcement, from publishing articles, to leading training seminars and innovative research projects. Dr. Melinda Schlager, director of CPI, and Dr. Rob...

March 06, 2017
Dallas Police Department, DFW Airport Officers Graduate from Innovative Leadership Academy

The Caruth Police Institute graduated 19 Dallas Police Department police officers and senior corporals, plus three officers from the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport Police Department, in a ceremony at the University of North Texas at Dallas...

January 30, 2017
Caruth Police Institute Continues to Make an Impact

UNT Dallas’ Caruth Police Institute (CPI) has generated nearly $100,000 ($98,100) in outside revenue since September 2016, including a $15,000 grant from Walmart. Additional revenue was derived from CPI’s course tuition and other...

December 21, 2016
CPI Celebrates Graduates from Supervisory Classes

UNT Dallas recently hosted graduation ceremonies for the Caruth Police Institute’s (CPI) Sergeant’s Supervisory Series and the Civilian Supervisory Class. Twenty-eight sergeants and 18 civilians graduated from the programs in December....

October 20, 2016
Caruth Police Institute Continues to Influence Policing through Education

The Caruth Police Institute (CPI) is making great strides as it seeks to partner with area law enforcement to provide education and leadership training. Upcoming programs (both independent and in partnership) include: Suicide Prevention, November 4...

March 01, 2016
CPI Lieutenant Roy Alston contributes to after-action assessment of Ferguson protests

Lieutenant Roy Alston of the Dallas Police Department is on special assignment with the Caruth Police Institute for matters of procedural justice and police legitimacy, and was recently a member of the Department of Justice's committee...

February 26, 2016
Dallas PAL Scholar Program Kicks Off Spring Semester

By Shayna Vincent (shayna.vincent@untdallas.edu)   The Caruth Police Institute, Dallas Police Youth Outreach division, and University of North Texas at Dallas kicked off another semester of Police Athletic League (PAL) Scholars on Monday,...

February 22, 2016
CPI Graduates First Sergeant Series of 2016

The first Supervisory Series featuring CPI’s redesigned curriculum celebrated graduation on Friday, February 12 at the UNT Dallas campus in south Dallas. 27 recently promoted Dallas Police Department sergeants were selected for the course,...

December 04, 2015
CPI Director Featured in Dallas Morning News Podcast, Weighs in on Body Cameras

The Dallas Morning News' Texas Crimecast this week features Dr. Melinda Schlager, Executive Director of the Caruth Police Institute, discussing whether body cameras have the potential to improve police-community relations. Dr. Schlager...

October 19, 2015
CPI facilitates conversation with Dallas Police Department at The Winston School

Caruth Police Institute facilitated a two day program at The Winston School with the Dallas Police Department Community Affairs office, as well as DPD's Youth Division and Operation Blue Shield. These conversations help teens to find common...

October 19, 2015
CPI to Offer Myers-Briggs Assessments to Area Law Enforcement Agencies

Dr. Melinda Schlager, Executive Director of the Caruth Police Institute (CPI), recently completed an intensive four-day program to become a certified test administrator for the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). The MBTI is an instrument used to...

August 26, 2015
Publication Accepted by Journal of Public Health

The Caruth Police Institute’s research director, Dr. Stephen Bishopp, was recently notified that a publication he co-authored with Dr. Jennifer Reingle of UT Southwestern Medical Center entitled "Rethinking Police Training Policies: Large...

August 26, 2015
CPI Graduates Promoted

Dallas Police Department recently announced several promotions to the rank of major, deputy chief, and assistant chief. Caruth Police Institute is so proud that each and every one of the men and women promoted is a graduate of our leadership classes...

April 02, 2015
Caruth Police Institute, UNT Dallas, Dallas Police Celebrate 7-year Partnership

The Caruth Police Institute, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the Dallas Police Department will celebrate their seven-year partnership at an open house from 2:30-4:30 p.m., Monday March 30 at the Jack Evans Building, 2nd Floor, 1400 S....

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