On Aaron Hernandez: Athletes Are Just Better Men. Stop Holding Them Accountable (SATIRE!).

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Shawn Henfling believes star athletes are simply better men than the rest of us and should be treated as such.

How Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates of Color Envision Community Policing 

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Men of color, all vying to be the 99th mayor of Philadelphia, expound upon their vision for community policing.

On Staying Alive Despite Being Black

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LeRon Barton on “The Talk”, and the sobering idea that murdering a black man is almost legal.

Courtesy, Professionalism, and Respect: Demanding Better from the Police While Still Appreciating What They Do

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Shawn Henfling offers a way to respect the police but not their corrupt actions.

5 Harsh Realities I WISH I’d Taught My Son About Police

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I raised my son to trust police. I should’ve also taught him how to protect himself from them.

What I Learned From My Hit and Run

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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

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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

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

The Silent War of Mental Illness, Disability and Ferguson

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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.