Policing Peace presentations are positive and celebratory. They inspire police officers to treat people with dignity and respect and help community members find their voice within the criminal justice system. Here are Highlights from a recent Policing Peace event.
Larry Wolf is the Criminal Justice Department Chair at the University of Antelope Valley in California. He leads a faculty of criminal justice instructors who have more than 130 years of experience as sworn peace officers. He is also the founder of “Policing Peace,” a comprehensive program of training and special events designed to inspire peace officers and community members to celebrate common American experiences that unite us in order to overcome many of the issues that divide us.
A Black and White Decision–Why George Zimmerman Was Found Innocent and Why America Must Honor The Memory of Trayvon Martin. America is a better place when her citizens recognize when people hurt and have suffered injustice. Trayvon Martin will remain a symbol and the question in history is this: “What lessons will be learned and what will his death inspire?”
Policing Peace–What America Can Do Now to Avoid Future Tragedies is addressed to peace officers and community members alike. The goal is to help peace officers become agents of both security and peace, and to help community members find their voices within our criminal justice system.
“End of Watch” is a tribute to peace officers who gave their lives in the line of duty. Written by Larry Wolf and Emmy award winning composer Glen Aubrey, “End of Watch” is a peace officer’s reflection at the end of a busy shift and a remembrance of the friends who have faced their final EOW.
During the early morning hours the suspect entered the Central Patrol parking lot through the gate at the City Detention Center and took a sledgehammer to approximately 12 marked squad cars in the parking lot.
Police officers around the country are honoring their colleagues who lost their lives in the line of duty.