Rather than defund the police, states and law enforcement agencies need to invest more money and time in police training and education — Read on http://www.policeone.com/police-training/articles/a-letter-to-the-american-public-we-need-to-increase-the-quantity-and-quality-of-police-training-PEIoRJqWTIG55dqy/
Applicable to police? http://www.mindful.org/in-the-heat-of-the-moment/
Basically, neuroplasticity can be applied to help you manage, treat, and perhaps even “cure” anxiety, but it takes some time and effort! These more permanent brain changes can be achieved through adapting and changing thought patterns, through recall and memory patterning, breathing exercises, eye patterning, modifying postural habits, increasing body awareness, and targeting sensory perception … Continue reading Neuroplasticity and Anxiety
Nothing is more important than what is right. No excuses for not doing what you know to be right. It doesn’t matter if it’s hard, it doesn’t matter if it’ll cost you friends or a job, it doesn’t matter if people will yell at you. Just that you do the right thing. The Daily Stoic
On June 18, 2020, Richard Goerling, my friend and mentor, was interviewed by Mindful Magazine. Listed below is an excerpt from the article: Maybe it’s The Barrel: Mindful Policing Gets Real Founding Editor Barry Boyce speaks with mindfulness trainer and former police lieutenant Richard Goerling on how mindfulness can ground policing in humanity rather than … Continue reading Rotten Apples or Bad Barrels?
I have always believed that “policing,” like any other profession should constantly strive to improve how they operate. In the case of policing, that would include: Instilling a sense of safety within the community Protecting persons and property Reducing crime Being accountable for our actions Treating people fairly Training Utilizing technology to improve efficiency, and … Continue reading How do WE Measure Success?