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What Can Agencies Do?

What Can Agencies Do?

We often find ourselves doing nothing because we do not know where to start.  When I am asked what agencies should be doing, I often start with first they need to recognize better from worse.  It is truly that simple for many of the decisions we make that...

#MindsetMonday: L.O.V.E. Yourself

#MindsetMonday: L.O.V.E. Yourself

To start addressing the physical and mental storms that the women and men of the law enforcement profession face, Dr. Larson suggests that we focus on securing a safe place to work on ourselves. Through this we can start healing the mind, via the body. She calls these the L.O.V.E. Principles.
L – Leading yourself first: Make self care a priority
O – Oxygen: Take time to be mindful and breath
V – Vulnerability: The path to clarity and purpose
E – Elasticity: Move often and move well

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Spend Your Emotions

Spend Your Emotions

Last night, someone commented on our social media page, that we should “save your ‘great sadness’” for the people who are dying and for our new reality. I immediately deleted the comment and would have left it at that, but it troubled me for one very large reason....

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