Questions arise about college degree of Dallas school district police official

July 23, 2007
School listed in his resume is not accredited.

The second-ranking officer in the Dallas school district's police department could face criminal charges after being accused of listing a questionable college degree on his résumé, a Class B misdemeanor under state law. Assistant Police Chief Donovan Collins applied for the department's top job last fall and reported a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Canyon College in Idaho. Canyon College is not accredited by any agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Nor is it sanctioned or licensed by the state of Idaho, which prohibits the school from enrolling state residents.

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