These articles on the changes in police training are several months old, but still very interesting, exploring the changes introduced in Washington State by the new director of the Criminal Justice Training Academy, former King County (Seattle and environs) Sheriff Sue Rahr. Part I focuses on Rahr and the academy; part II looks at the training from the recruits’ perspective. And in May, NPR interviewed Rahr and a New Jersey police chief on changing police attitudes on the use of force.
Writing about cops? Changes in police training