Thankful Thursday

Humankind Alliance nominated for Excellence in Innovation Award

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Humankind Alliance was humbled to be amongst the incredible nominees for the Excellence in Innovation award at the Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership’s 2019 Heart of Marin Awards. This award recognizes individuals and organizations who have developed new, creative, and effective strategies for advancing solutions to critical issues in our communities. The event was […]

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Proposed Improvements for Law Enforcement in 2019

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This week’s “Thankful Thursday” would like to commend police agencies nationwide for recognizing the need for improvements and making changes to assist police officers in better performing their jobs in 2019 and beyond. 2018 has been a tough year for police officers with controversial court cases and officer-involved shootings dominating the headlines. Police agencies continue […]

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Forgiving and Overcoming – Meet Interim Police Chief Booker Hodges

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This week’s “Thankful Thursday” would like to honor Prior Lake, Minnesota’s recently named Interim Police Chief, Booker Hodges. His journey is full of inspiration and triumph over adversity. His path has remained guided by love and dedication even through the toughest moments. Chief Hodges firmly believes that law enforcement is the most noble profession a […]

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Innovation in Law Enforcement Recruiting

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This week’s “Thankful Thursday” would like to commend the San Diego Police Department’s Sergeant Esmeralda Tagaban and Detective Sergeant Jonathan Lowe. Their innovation as recruitment officers has allowed them to build a department with more than just a strong police force but also a team dedicated to community service. They emphasize that police work is […]

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Eugene Police Giving Back

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This week’s “Thankful Thursday” would like to commend the Eugene, Oregon Police Foundation for their support of the Eugene Police Department and the communities they serve.  They created a community fund to provide financial support that allows the Eugene Police Department to support their community through immediate action. According to Lt. Doug Mozan, the community […]

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Women of Worth: Officer Jennifer Maddox

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This week’s “Thankful Thursday” would like to honor Chicago Police Officer Jennifer Maddox. Her contributions, dedication, and recognition of the need to have safe places for at-risk-youths who reside at the Parkway Gardens housing complex in the Southside of Chicago has made an incredible impact.  Over twenty years ago as a rookie police officer, Officer […]

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Social Media Tips for Law Enforcement

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This week’s “Thankful Thursday” would like recognize Mountain View Police Department’s Captain Chris Hsiung and Social Media/Public Relations Coordinator Katie Nelson for their innovative guidance and strategies surrounding the use of social media within police departments. Social networking within communities offers positive-impact opportunities as long as the agency’s online presence is done correctly. Here at […]

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National Law Enforcement Museum

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This week’s “Thankful Thursday” would like to honor the opening of the National Law Enforcement Museum in Washington D.C.  The museum is adjacent to the National Police Memorial Wall which holds 21,541 names of fallen officers, troopers, and agents who have died in the line of duty. The $103 million project is 20 years in […]

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Donut Boy

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This week’s “Thankful Thursday’ would like to honor 10-year-old Tyler Carach from Bratt, Florida who at 8 years old wanted to thank cops across the nation with doughnuts.  While at a coffee shop with his mother, he asked if he could buy donuts for four deputies who were eating there. Tyler said, “I wanted to […]

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Neighborhood Policing

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This week’s “THANKFUL THURSDAY” would like to commend the New York Police Department’s (NYPD) comprehensive crime-fighting strategy called Neighborhood Policing. This innovative plan is built to improve communication and collaboration between the police officers and the community and ultimately decrease crime. In 2017, the NYPD saw its lowest violent crime numbers in shooting incidents, murder, […]