Police Department regularly participates and mandates countless trainings in the areas of
De-escalation, Managing Implicit Bias in Policing, Diversity and Cultural
Awareness, Procedural Justice as well as Policing in an Immigrant Community and
Immigration Issues in the Community. Additionally, the Department
regularly updates its Use of Force Policy to reflect the highest national standard.
All of these
trainings are designed to improve police-community relations. The trainings
give our Officers a series of strategies and tools designed to help them better
understand the most relevant and contemporary practices for policing with empathy, compassion, and equality for all in a
culturally diverse community. Officers also learn to utilize effective
interpersonal approaches to foster positive interactions with community
are provided by some of the leading experts in their respective fields
including former Boston Police Commissioner Edward F. Davis, local Immigration
Attorney, Zoila M. Gómez, and Attorney John S. Sheft.
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