MLA Program Alum Edward Gillespie and His Unique Approach to Police Officer Training

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The Atlantic published an article about a 2004 Master of Liberal Arts Program Graduate, Edward Gillespie, and his unique, humanities-driven approach to police officer training in Baltimore.

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Gillespie teaches a curriculum that includes literature, philosophy, and history. “You can get so into the outcomes, into the methods, [that] you don’t look at the ethic with which you’re operating in many cases,” Gillespie said. “And we’re trying to get officers to delve into it.”