Hi All, Please read this brief article from the folks at PoliceOne.com It’s always important to ask the right question. I propose for consideration that the primary question is NOT: How will being a Police Officer, Security Officer, Public Safety Officer (any role) change me? The primary question should instead be: How can *I* change what it means to be a Police Officer, Security Officer, … Continue reading Being a Change Agent in Law Enforcement (or Security, Public Safety, any role)
Hi All, Please read this article, entitled: 2019 Saw Most Mass Killings on Record, US Database Reveals. The mass killer can be stopped by bullets. No doubt. Let’s be clear right off the bat. When it comes to how Americans may die, mass killing incidents are still relatively rare in number. Americans are far more likely to die of heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, and … Continue reading Mass Killing Incidents: Is there a Solution?
Hi All, Please go here to read this brief article about the exceptional policing of San Antonio Police Officer Josue Vallejo. Watch the video in the article. Listen up to what Officer Vallejo shares at 1:45 which includes: It was just being human talking to another man who just needed help. It was just simple, human to human, conversation. May Officer Vallejo’s presence and performance … Continue reading Simple Human to Human Conversation
Hi All, There is a gap in most (yes, most) law enforcement, public safety, police, and security training programs. If your agency or organization is not suffering from this gap, then perhaps this article is not for you. I caution you, however, to not allow ego to so quickly pull you away. Ego blinds and is ever-present in protection circles. Please see this great … Continue reading Training the Ethical Protector
Everyday we all have the choice to pick the same old path, or to step forth on a new path, probably alone, that actually can make a difference. The world is made by Change Agents. That’s because we are all actually Change Agents. And this is precisely because we all cause changes in the world by how we show up, by how we present ourselves, by how … Continue reading Be a Conscious Change Agent
Salt Lake City Police are now trying to shore up the damage done by Detective Jeff Payne after he wrongfully interfered with nurse, Alex Wubbels, by handcuffing her and placing her in a patrol car as she attempted to care for her patient. Go here for a good article in which there is a useful video to watch of the “arrest” of Wubbels. This has … Continue reading Hypervigilance & Ethical Intervention with a Utah Nurse