Militarization of Police Fails to Enhance Safety, May Harm Police Reputation (image) Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Share Print E-Mail Caption Militarized police do not lead to less violent crime or less violence against police officers and may actually weaken the public's image of the police, according to a new study led by Princeton University. Credit Egan Jimenez, Princeton University Usage Restrictions With credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.