Preparation and Cuban Coffee

I’ve been blessed to teach a one-day Blue Courage class with Capt. Michael Nila (Ret.) at Florida International University for FIU PD and surrounding Miami-Dade police officers. Training the officers has spanned over six weeks. FIU has been a gracious host — namely the training sergeant, Jose Ramirez. He has gone out of his way […]

Anger is the Only Acceptable Emotion

The backdrop is a classroom in a major city police department where officers are attending our 2-day Blue Courage training. The curriculum is different than most traditional police training in that it takes a holistic approach. It is centered on the premise that organizations are made up of human beings and when the focus is […]