Following the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO in 2014, police officers in many places in America began to pull back from proactive policing due to fear that they might face criminal charges, civil lawsuits, or simply a trial by social media. This withdrawal from actively looking for criminal activity and stopping it from happening has arguably led to an increase in criminal activity in some places. POLICE Contributing Web Editor Doug Wyllie sits down with Sergeant Steve Fish of the Racine (WI) Police Department to discuss how police leaders can enable their officers to get back to effective crime fighting.
(Video) How Police Leaders Can End De-policing
Sergeant Steve Fish of the Racine (WI) Police Department discusses how police leaders can enable their officers suffering from the Ferguson effect to get back to effective crime fighting.