Crime & Justice Policy

Marion Police partnering up with university researchers

Two Marion Police Department arm patches on uniforms.

Can university researchers come up with a better way for police to do their jobs?

That’s a question police department leaders in Marion hope to start answering as soon as next week.

A new partnership expected to be finalized by the Marion city council on Thursday will involve the police department and the University of Iowa’s Public Policy Center. Read or view the full KCRG story here