Humane Policing: How Perspectives Can Influence Our Performance

Humane Policing: How Perspectives Can Influence Our Performance

by Darron Spencer


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Humane policing. Some would say that’s an oxymoron, but officer Darron Spencer believes those words are inseparable. In his three years with a busy sheriff’s office, Darron covered an enormous number of cases and arrested many individuals for a variety of crimes. Tellingly, 90% of those he arrested thanked him.

In his newly published book Humane Policing: How Perspectives Can Influence Our Performance, Darron explains his approach to law enforcement and how he worked to change perspectives, improve relationships, and induce cooperation with his fellow officers as well as with the general public he vowed to serve and protect.

By extension, Darron addresses the growing crisis in our society involving the frequently inhumane and unproductive – even when lawful – interactions between law enforcement and the public. Written for his fellow law enforcement professionals as well as the general public, Humane Policing explores why law enforcement needs to change, chronicles the experiences that shaped Darron’s perspective, and offers life-changing tools his colleagues can use to better serve the public.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781941782422
Publisher: Inspire on Purpose Publishing
Publication date: 10/02/2017
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,179,152
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: My Vow to Protect and Serve 1

Chapter 1 Why Law Enforcement Needs to Change 7

Chapter 2 Shaping My Perspective 17

Chapter 3 Cooperation versus Compliance 47

Chapter 4 When Blue Lines Become Grey 71

Chapter 5 To Err Is Human 101

Chapter 6 How Relationships Pay Off 117

Chapter 7 Beyond the Call of Duty 139

Chapter 8 Tools in the Toolbox 161

Chapter 9 Stopping the Growing Trend 177

Conclusion: Confronting the Abyss 199

About the Author 205

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