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Spiritual Wellness in Law Enforcement: A Critical Link to Officer Wellness

by Bobby Kipper, Executive Director of NCPCV During my 30 years of law enforcement experience, I marveled at the various trends of training and policy that would be introduced to policing almost daily. Decades later, I am now witnessing a trend in additional opportunities for training and services in the area of officer wellness. This …

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Actively Caring for First Responders During the Current National Crisis

The recent national crisis within our communities is taking an enormous toll on first responders and their families. From a national pandemic to social unrest our personnel are facing greater challenges and a constant fear of the unknown.  Now is a time when supervisors and command staff must stand in the gap to ensure that …

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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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