Training Reform Must Start in the Academy
Updated: Dec 19, 2022
There are ways to improve academy training to promote desired learning outcomes that transfer to real-world encounters.
"...training for stress management, compassion and the regulation of emotions is a component that is sorely needed in policing. An officer who goes to a child abuse call one minute and a barking dog complaint the next needs a mechanism to buffer the trauma of the first from the triviality of the second. Mindfulness training can be that answer."