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Fact v. Fiction Series on Implicit Biases – Part 2

Decades of scientific evidence support the existence of implicit biases, their role in how our brains process information, and how they can impact our thoughts and behavior.  However, questions and […]

Fact v. Fiction Series on Implicit Biases – Part 1

Decades of scientific evidence support the existence of implicit biases, their role in how our brains process information, and how they can impact our thoughts and behavior.  However, questions and […]

Characteristics of Implicit Associations

In this video, Dr. Lorie Fridell, CEO of Fair & Impartial Policing, discusses the characteristics of implicit associations. Implicit associations link categories of people with the characteristics or stereotypes we […]

Implicit Associations

In this video, Dr. Lorie Fridell, CEO of Fair & Impartial Policing, discusses implicit associations—a fundamental aspect of implicit bias. Implicit associations are the links in our heads between categories […]

The Difference Between Explicit Bias and Implicit Bias

How does explicit bias differ from implicit bias? Dr. Lorie Fridell, CEO of Fair & Impartial Policing, discusses the difference between explicit bias and implicit bias in this video. To […]

What do police, firefighters, accountants and code enforcement officers have in common?

Each of us has implicit biases. Yes, even those of us who consciously reject prejudice and stereotypes. Science shows that our brains form biases to process a deluge of information […]

Implicit Bias Training That Works? It’s Real.

High-quality, successful implicit bias training exists and here is what leaders should look for: A non-accusatory, non-judgmental way to show your personnel that all humans have implicit biases.  Realistic skills […]

Promoting Bias-Free Service in Our Government Agencies: Training for Government Employees

Those who work in city, county or state government agencies bring their talents to bear for an honorable and worthwhile cause – improving their communities to better the lives of […]

Implicit-Bias-Awareness Training for Law Enforcement: Current State of the Field

Dr. Lorie Fridell, CEO of Fair & Impartial Policing and professor of Criminology at the University of South Florida, participated in the 2022 NACOLE Webinar Series on January 19, 2022. […]

Dr. Fridell on the NJ Mall Fight: Why Implicit-Bias-Training is So Important for Law Enforcement

Some of you may have seen the viral video of the two police officers responding to the two kids‒one White, one Black‒fighting in a NJ mall.  If you haven’t, find […]