Mike Freeman is a detective with the Memphis Police Department, who’s worked his way through the ranks during his 12-year career, starting as a PST (Police Service Technician) at the age of 18. He also graduated from Christian Brothers University in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in Professional Psychology and a concentration in criminal justice from the College of Adult Professional Studies (CAPS).
“Dr. Rodney Vogl [chairman of the Behavioral Science department] and Dr. Teri Mason [curriculum coordinator for CAPS] contacted me and said that Mike had reached out to them and was interested in possibly pursuing graduate studies,” recalls Dr. Kelly James, assistant professor of Behavioral Science. “But he had also proposed a possible class that dealt with the issues that police officers face.