5 Block-Out Tips Help De-ESCALATE Calls

‘Block-out’ on a police call, can END a career As an Officer, do you remember a time when you lost control of the situation, (back when there were no cameras rolling)?  If you have ever worked on the streets or in the jails, … READ MORE…

When the Police Chief resigns

 “Mayor, New Police Chief, Police Department, and Community working together is a recipe for healing what may be broken. Way to take a pro-active response to repair and improve community relations. When police officers resign due … READ MORE…

Community Policing, Awareness, and Racial Intelligence

“New York Police commended for working on bridging the gap between police and their community. More effort must be done to include Racial Intelligence training.  Improving communication between police and their communities, is one of the … READ MORE…

Changing public perception of police use of force

“Uniformed Statistical Reporting from all law enforcement agencies is needed in order for proper evaluation, and training methodologies to be developed to help police officers. More must be done to help police officers in the … READ MORE…

Officers disciplined multiple times need Racial Intelligence training

“Police Officers with multiple disciplinary issues, need positive reinforcement, like racial intelligence training and coaching. In order to change unacceptable behavior, more should be done to help the police officer, than just  negative disciplinary action. Pro-active departments can help officers improve bad behavior … READ MORE…

Ethics and Integrity – Dash Cam Reveals the Truth

“Dash-Cams, smart phones, and Police Officer’s Body Cameras preserve the chain of events, for both the police and the community. The truth will come out eventually, especially with these devices that are at everyones disposal. Telling the truth … READ MORE…

Professor’s View to Oversee Police Reform

“I agree with Ms. Engel that training, and police methodology needs to change.  As an ex-cop, and founder of Racial Intelligence for Law enforcement, it’s evident that more time must be spent on de-escalation techniques. … READ MORE…

No, White People Will Never Understand the Black Experience

I could go on, but my point is this: I, a “nice white girl” from a loving Midwestern family raised in a legacy of tolerance, had no idea, zero idea, that a black man in the 20th century, in a place as progressive as Los Angeles, at a time when diversity and interracial relationships seemed commonplace, and with two people who were not involved in criminal behavior, could be so egregiously impacted by a police culture rife with profiling, bigotry and harassment. I didn’t know that, my white friends didn’t know that — the demographic of which I was a member didn’t seem to know that. Because we white people don’t experience that! At least, not unless we’re in the company of black people.