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Cross-Cultural Expert Develops Virtual Training Program for Police Officers

The recent police killings and brutality incidents have called for another nationwide demand for better practices among police officers. Dr. Anita Jack-Davies, an adjunct assistant professor and cross-cultural expert with over 20 years of experience in training and instruction, developed an online program that properly trains officers on race, racism, and anti-Black racism, Black News reports . According to a press release , the program, Badges2Bridges is the “most comprehensive law enforcement education program specifically designed using input from police officers around the globe.” The program website states that it aims to “build bridges between law enforcement and local communities” and increase the cross-cultural competence among uniformed and command staff who work in diverse communities and with under-represented groups. “The Badges2Bridges academic format allows the training officer to ensure the material is conveniently received as well as professionally understood,” said...

Jun 16, 2020