Communication & the Human Animal

Communication & the Human Animal

It’s not sexy, and I’ve both talked about it in courses and written about it thousands of times, but it still bears constant repeating: Communication skills and a base understanding of the human animal are the most important things to learn and master for those in law ...
The IDIOT

The IDIOT

Establishing control of the “self” should be the most important aspect of law enforcement training. Huh? Yep. Learning self-control, understanding it, what it is and why it’s hard to do needs to be the foundation of all law enforcement training. This isn’t meant to imply that we ...
Do Ethics Matter Anymore?

Do Ethics Matter Anymore?

What cops hate more than anything else—at least when it comes to training—is being assigned to sit in a class knowing full-well that the only reason they are there is to check a box in order to prove they attended. Ethics training all too often finds itself in that ...
Guardian Heart and Warrior Spirit

Guardian Heart and Warrior Spirit

It seems as though everyone wants an easy answer to a hard question. Warriors or not warriors, that is the question—at least for this moment. Never in my lifetime have I seen this country more divided, polarized and ideological. People think that there are black or white solutions ...

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