CJ 120 Professional Practices Example
Professional Practice: Understanding the Public
Description of Practice: Reconciliation is a professional practice in which police officers and citizens of
the community come together and have discussions regarding their history with one another. They also
discuss any grievances or misconceptions they may have, in an effort to help reconcile the relationship.
Helps both sides see where they contribute to the negative interactions/communication
Helps both sides understand each other and their position
Helps build trust and partnerships