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Kudos to Chief Michael Thompson

All of us at The National Center for Prevention of Community Violence would like to congratulate Michael Thompson, chief of the Arizona State University Police Department and a member of our Advisory Board, on his receiving the Doctor of Education in Leadership and Innovation from ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College on May 11, 2020. …

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Five Steps to Effective Law Enforcement Leadership During the Current Crisis

We all now realize that we are in a much different time and place in our efforts to provide leadership to the front-line officers during this current crisis.  This can not be business as usual that guides us during our daily operations.  This current situation is far from normal and it requires extra support from …

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AC4P™ Contagious Civility During COVID-19

Yes, this is stressful. It’s also a time of incredible anxiety and feelings of hopelessness. Unfortunately, the first line of our character is clearly being tested. This is now raising its head through the sudden rise in domestic violence. It can also be witnessed even in the way we interact with each other. Parking lots …

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Violence Is A Process, Not An Event

by Bobby Kipper, Executive Director NCPCV During these unsettling times the issue of anxiety and aggression can quickly turn into heated words and physically acting out behavior. These are certainly difficult and anxious times that challenge our emotions in many ways. Anger and aggression can easily be a result of our inability to control our …

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