By Ben Kleine Southeast Missourian Cape Girardeau police chief Wes Blair’s three take-aways from the briefing were focuses on implicit-bias training, using social media to engage the public and using data for transparency and crime prevention. Cape Girardeau officers receive implicit-bias training annually, Sgt. Adam Glueck said. Implicit bias, whether it’s based on race, socio-economic … Continue reading »
We are all human beings. But as human beings – as products of where we grew up and our genetic and gender makeup – we all have conscious or unconscious biases that affect our thoughts and actions. “Until we are able to learn and accept those things, it is a challenge to create an inclusive … Continue reading »
Aired on PBS NewsHour Following two years of highly publicized deadly shootings by police officers, some police departments around the country are looking into new training methods they hope will not only reduce the number of officer-involved shootings, but also keep their officers in the field safer. NewsHour Special Correspondent Chris Bury reports.