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Racial Intelligence Training For Local Police

Ohio police participate in racial intelligence training.
Ohio police participate in racial intelligence training.

Emotions aren't always talked about in the police academy but now they're the focus of a new kind of training. The Middletown Police Departmentrecently hosted a two-day course in Racial Intelligence Training and Engagement (RITE)

The goal is to de-escalate situations, build better community engagement and prevent deadly encounters. Officers from nine Ohio departments participated.

Ohio police participate in racial intelligence training.
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Ohio police participate in racial intelligence training.

Here to discuss the training is RITE Academy Co-founder and Director of Training Randy Friedman; and from the Middletown Police Department, Chief Rodney Muterspaw, Lt. David Burkeand Officer Sheoki Reece.

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