Block-out Syndrome is when all Emotional Intelligence leaves you brain, you can’t think clearly to make good decisions, and you commit some form of misconduct… (more often than not, excessive use of force). It is the career-ending moment that you cannot take back.
Mental stress of the job can bring anyone to their knees. You glass goes from mostly full, to half-empty, and for some… glass EMPTY. Thoughts of, “I’m not okay creep in,” yet you don’t know why, and you don’t know how to get help.
This typical response of ‘living the dream’ can be heard by workers inside all public service agencies (Law enforcement, Fire, corrections, 911 operators, Sworn, nonsworn, and civilian staff).
“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.
Public servants know who within their ranks are the unprofessional and often toxic employees. The oath to serve also means a ‘Duty-to-Report’ Misconduct.
A culture of respect is when an agency uses effective methods for responding to episodes of disrespectful behavior while initiating the cultural changes needed to prevent such episodes from occurring.
To navigate around toxic co-workers the two methods that have been around for a long time are Gray Rocking and learning to PIVOT
Train the Trainer
This Private half-day class on December 13 is for Civilians of the University of Iowa Police Police Department Racial Equity Expands Fairness and Justice to All RITE classes are nationally…
Sworn officer class
Private Leaders Class
Life is a constant act of finding balance. And depending on what stage of life your career is in, life will throw you curves that test you. The question is when you do get tested… do you seek out a mentor or do you create misconduct?
Albany TRAINERS Class – Private
Ogden Leaders Class – Private
Top Leaders Class – Private
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
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.
PRIVATE Agency Training
Block-out Syndrome’, when you make a self-serving decision that could harm others. Officer’s Duty-to-Intervene to Step in, Tap out, and Take over the situation.