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As bad as colleges and universities are at adjudicating accusations of campus sexual assault, police aren't always perfect, either.

I've written before about the need to trust but verify claims, as activists insist that the police don't listen or believe them. It seems many activists won't be happy until cops react to each accusation as if it is 100 percent true, and as if it is the only evidence needed to arrest and convict.

My greatest fear right now is that police begin doing just that due to the false media narrative that rape is rampant on college campuses. As due process advocates argue for police to be put back in charge of investigating and adjudicating felonies, what happens if the police become just as credulous as campus administrators mandated to get tough on the issue?

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