(Video) Benefits of Showing Respect During Police Contacts
It's easy for an officer to be disrespectful to a subject who is clearly guilty of a criminal act (or more than one) because the officer in the contact has the moral high ground. But there can be a distinction between disrespecting an individual's actions and the individual themselves. POLICE Contributing Web Editor Doug Wyllie sits down with Sgt. Steve Fish of the Racine (WI) Police Department to discuss how officers can get more out of a variety of contacts—with offenders, witnesses, or the general public—by simply showing some respect.