Emotional Intelligence and Law Enforcement: A Conversation That’s Long Overdue

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Motivated by the recent deaths of Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, and Eric Garner at the hands of police officers, Matt Selker shines a light on the urgent, imperative need for educating those in law enforcement on the use of emotional intelligence competencies.

#GMPChat: Cops and the Community

Good Cops #GMPChat

How do we improve relations between police and civilians, particularly for communities of color? Join our #GMPChat on Wednesday, December 17th at 9:00pm Est.

Decriminalizing Trauma

Peter Pollard

Some new alternatives to “Fight, Flight or Freeze.”

The Silent War of Mental Illness, Disability and Ferguson

The Silent War

Erin Kelly examines the impact of wrongful death due to mental illness and disability in the midst of the tragic events in Ferguson, Missouri.

Don’t Look To The President For Justice For Eric Garner

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Real change in American policing will come at the local level.

Compassion Fatigue: The Cost Some Workers Pay for Caring

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Seeing trauma and suffering on a regular basis can have a deep impact on these workers.

A Reminder That Cops Really Can Be the Good Guys

A Reminder by Boynton Beach PD

These generous and compassionate officers on the Boynton Beach police force embody the “serve” in serve and protect.

Ghosts of Halloweens Past

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Steven Downey takes a long look at Halloween now and then.

True Policing is Compassionate Policing and Doing Good!

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A small act of kindness by one Police Officer made all the difference in this family’s life and we are all better for it.

Is the Daniele Watts Incident a Tempest in a Teapot?

Daniele Watts

We must demand the police “protect and serve” and respect us. We must also, cooperate and facilitate their very difficult job and respect them.

Greg Buckley, Jr. 21-Year-Old Marine Lance Cpl. Murdered in Afghanistan

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Perry Brass’s elegy for Lance Corporal Greg Buckley, Jr. demonstrates the dark truth that, in war, one can’t always know who one’s enemy is.

9-11 and the Lingering Aftermath

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As we remember and honor all those who dies on 9/11, we must care and support all those still suffering from the resulting health and disability challenges

How Silence Led To 1400 Children Being Sexually Abused

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The authorities and staff entrusted to protect vulnerable people were too scared to do so. Andrew Lawes wants to help you speak out against abuse