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How to Take a Systems Approach to Effect Change in Policing

A Recent Presentation to the LA Police Commission Addressed How to Evolve the Police Academies of Today to Deliver the Officers of Tomorrow

Published in: Police1 website (2020)

Posted on Nov 17, 2020

by Bob Harrison

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The article is the text of a presentation by Bob Harrison to members of the Los Angeles Police Commission in their work to reimagine public safety in that city. The presentation advocates a systems approach to change, and significant changes to their recruit academy to enhance critical applied skills.

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