What I Learned From My Hit and Run

What I Learned by Erik Helgestad

In the aftermath of a traffic accident, Jon Harrison is struck by where his focus was and where it needs to be.

2014 Was A Bad Year For Police — Here’s How To Avoid Repeating It

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American cops have a huge problem, and it’s not just the one you’re thinking of.

December 2014

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Peter Putnam offers an image of hope and growth in the midst of a time marked by destruction and hate.

These Cops Spent a Day Enforcing the Law of Human Kindness

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For the people caught in this sting operation by the Kansas City, MO police force, this Christmas will be one they’ll never forget.

A Call to Dispense With Our Culture of Fear

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Matthew Rozsa offers three suggestions to protect both the police and the communities that fear them and calls for both groups to demand that politicians enact them.

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.