In our conflict-resolution skills training, Insight Policing: Conflict Resolution for Law Enforcement, we start off with an activity called Love — Hope — Worry. We ask participants to come up with one thing they love about their work in law enforcement, one thing they hope for and one thing they worry about. This gets the conversation going and helps participants frame why adding conflict-resolution skills to their toolbelts is important to the job they do every day.
Naturally, themes emerge. They tend to shift slightly from year to year depending on what’s happening in the world and how it impacts the profession, but the core themes remain remarkably stable.
Read more in our full article in American Police Beat.