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Training to De-escalate Block Out with NEW officer Tools
We all have our own hot buttons that make us angry. But in the moment when something triggers you to emotionally react, could be career-ending. Learn the steps to de-escalate yourself before you do something you may regret.
How Emotional Anger and Rage lead to Rogue Police Calls
In public service, when you escalate a situation with Emotional Rage onto a community member, a co-worker, or a person on a traffic stop, and you apply un-necessary excessive force… Game over!
Becoming a GRAY Rock helps to PIVOT away from Toxic behavior
To navigate around toxic co-workers the two methods that have been around for a long time are Gray Rocking and learning to PIVOT
Emotional Intelligence: how it can trigger misconduct in Public Service
“What Were they Thinking?”
Chances are they were NOT thinking. When a person has low Emotional Intelligence, they tend to acted without adding the proper emotions (EI) into the equation, which helps make better decisions.
Justice department updates use-of-force with affirmative duty-to-intervene
President Biden signed the Executive Order for training in verbal de-escalation communication with Emotional Intelligence, and affirmation duty-to-intervene.
EDI with Emotional Intelligence adds Value to Public Service
Officer Wellness, increases the health, well-being, and mindfulness, of everyone inside the organization. Emotional Intelligence (EI) helps build better EDI relationships inside the agency, and out.
Rebuilding the Blue Wall of Silence into Trust
The Blue Wall is a symbol of family trust, all swearing by oath and duty to serve and protect.
Committing all the elements of the law enforcement oath of honor, is committing to the Blue Wall of Trust inside the agency and
NAWLEE Conference Reaches for the Sky… Aiming High on RITE Emotional Intelligence
The 2022 NAWLEE Conference in Miami, many discussions were about unnecessary use of force and how emotions play a big part in the de-escalation.
Stop the Workplace Bully with a Duty to Intervene
Bullying comes in many shapes and forms. From physical abuse, to verbal abuse, and social exclusion to cyber bullying. These are all unacceptable.
5 Ways Public Safety Leaders can Avoid The Perfect Storm
Let the perfect storm blow over your agency because you have taken proactive steps to help shelter your employee’s safety through the rough times, bad times, and even the good times.
Good, Bad, and Destructive Choices Made in Public Service
When it comes to working with the public, some choices come with a price. The simple concept of ‘learning to take a breath’ before making a poor choice, is a lesson everyone in public service needs to learn.
3 Steps that create forward Momentum into the New Year
How you react to things today, will influence your reactions to things in the future. And how you view things as a positive or negative in your life, will bring more of those things into your life…
Misconduct and Toxic Employees who lack Emotional Intelligence
Workplace Bully can take you from being HAPPY to ANGRY within seconds. Toxic employees know how to push your buttons, voice their negative banter, and tell everyone how bad work is. And it is ‘never THEIR fault.’
4 Steps of Cumulative Career Trauma for Police, Fire, and Corrections Officers
In Step Four, You finally reach your ‘Breaking Point’, where Cumulative Career Trauma has set in. The following signs may appear.
Firefighters are Climbing an Emotional Intelligence Ladder for Mental Health
We can’t expect a firefighter to carry the heavy burden of ongoing trauma without giving them mental strategies to deal with this stress. When you hear “I’m Fine,” or “I’m good,” and your gut is telling you something is not right… they are likely NOT FINE at all!
Officers Knowing and Believing the price of VALUE
What Value have you offered (or taken away from) the public service profession? Your VALUE becomes your life-story. How you make a difference for yourself, the profession, and within the community you serve becomes your story.
Racial equity with Emotional Intelligence can Reduce Use-of-Force Incidents
Racial Equity lives inside the Racial Intelligence model of treating everyone fairly.
MILWAUKEE — 14 Wisconsin police departments went through RITE Academy training this week
At the height of civil unrest last summer, area chiefs, including West Allis Police Chief Patrick Mitchell, recognized the need to bring in a new training program.
Emotional Intelligence reduces Golf scores and Misconduct
When our emotional well-being gets shifted negatively, misconduct can occur. These negative events or triggers can be connected to our ‘hot buttons’, or things that piss us off to a point that we can take our anger and frustration out on others.
San Marcos Police Officer attends Racial Intelligence Training
“Officers are encouraged to dig deep, recognize trauma, and find healthy outlets to improve their service to the community.”
Emotional Ticking Time-Bomb Employees, and the Effect on an Entire Agency
The Ticking Time-Bomb employee appears to be all buttoned-up on the outside, but on the inside is suffering from mental pain and suffering.
Duty to Intervene Protocols mandated in Racial Equity plans Nationwide
Why Mayors are Endorsing RITE Training… Cities across the nation have realized that in order to have better police-community relations that part of building bias-free relations, requires racial equity plan commitment to includes RITE Professional Workplace Culture Program.
Learning the ‘RITE’ Way: Orange County Public Safety Hosts Racial Intelligence Training for All Public Safety Agencies in the County
“I am extremely pleased that Orange County provided this training to all the public safety agencies in the County,” said Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings, who previously served as Orange County Sheriff and served for nearly 40 years in public safety.” Watch YouTube VIDEO
Racial Equity Policing Expands Fairness and Justice to All
Racial Equity in Policing means to pay disciplined attention to race and ethnicity while analyzing problems, looking for solutions, and…