Police Academy 2.0: Less military training, more empathy

As the state police academy adopts new ways to train recruits in how to deal with the public, The Seattle Times followed one class to see if the changes are taking hold.

Via MPD Chief Couper Ret.

The “Seattle Times” recently reported on a change in their state police academy which trains Seattle police. It reflects the issue of using “stress-based” training for police. An issue this blog (and my new book

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Frontline UK: Protect the Protectors

Frontline UK is a blog the features thoughts, ideas and stories written by frontline Constables - no Armchair, no holds barred, just straight talk.

By PC CanisLupus

This evening I had a conversation with a member of HM Prison Service, a Fire and Rescue Officer and a Police Officer. We spoke about how Government cuts are effecting each of them and more. The conversation …

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Frontline UK: The History of the Future

Frontline UK is a blog the features thoughts, ideas and stories written by frontline Constables - no Armchair, no holds barred, just straight talk.

By PC James Patrick

The below is a single chapter extract (originally posted to the Police Debating Directive blog on the 8th of July 212), from the charity book The Rest Is Silence, which raised a number of serious concerns about

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