2. Education & Training

This second module presents further lessons for education and training for police agencies regarding the science of implicit bias, knowledge about bias, stereotypes, and  intercultural communication, and training in procedural justice. In the Modules guide, we provide step-by-step instructions, ideas and questions to navigate the content below.

OPEN FIRST: Step-By-Step Modules Guide

1. Fair and Impartial Police Training

Step 1: Watch Professor Lorie Fridell discuss her fair and impartial policing training and the science of implicit bias. Then click HERE to take the race implicit test and the weapons implicit test and work through the questions in the guide.

2. Stereotypes and Biases

  

  Part I                                        Part II

 

Step 2: Watch this two-part series, taught by Professor Joseph Williams of George Mason University. In Part I, he discusses stereotypes and biases and their impact on law enforcement practices. In Part II, he discusses evidence-based strategies to overcoming stereotypes. Then work through the questions in the guide.

3. Intercultural Communication

  

Part I                                        Part II

 

Step 3: Watch this two-part series, taught by Professor Mark Hopson of George Mason University. In both parts, he discusses intercultural communication and its importance to law enforcement. Then work through the questions in the guide.

4. Procedural Justice and Police Legitimacy

Step 4: Watch Professor Steve Mastrofski of George Mason University present on “Procedural Justice and Police Legitimacy” at the 2014 CEBCP-CJLM Evidence-Based Policing Leadership Symposium for First and Second Line Supervisors. Then work through the questions in the guide.

5. What does Procedural Justice Mean for the Police?

Step 5: Watch Captain Gregory Brown (Loudoun County, Virginia, Sheriff’s Office) discuss what procedural justice means for everyday policing and why it is important for law enforcement. Then work through the questions in the guide.