Fair and Impartial Policing

Fair & Impartial Policing®, LLC is the #1 provider of implicit-bias-awareness training for law enforcement in North America. The state-of-the-art Fair & Impartial Policing® training program is about how the mind works. There is no finger-pointing or blame. Instead, we discuss how implicit biases can impact well-intentioned individuals outside their conscious awareness. A key strength of our program is our ability to reduce the defensiveness around this topic that many law enforcement officers may bring into the classroom.

In our implicit-bias-awareness curricula, we convey the science of bias and discuss the negative consequences of letting “hidden biases” impact perceptions and behavior and, most importantly, we teach police professionals the skills that they need to reduce and manage their biases. Those skills will not keep them from doing their important job of crime control; instead the skills will enhance their ability to engage in that important work more safely, justly and effectively. Those skills will also further an agency’s efforts to strengthen the relationship between the department and the diverse communities that it serves.

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Training/Programs

There are five curricula that reflect the science-based fair & impartial policing perspective.

Recruit and Patrol
Officer Training

First-Line Supervisor
Training

Mid-Management
Training

Command or
Command/Community
Trainings

Train-the-Trainer
Program

Producing Bias-Free Policing – A Science-Based Approach

Lorie A. Fridell

This book introduces the science of implicit bias, discusses how implicit bias might manifest in policing and provides specific recommendations for police professionals to reduce the influence of implicit bias on police practice.

The author is donating her proceeds from this book to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (nleomf.org).

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Producing Bias-Free Policing