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From the Ted Talk by Tracie Keesee: How police and the public can create safer neighborhoods together

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The coproduction of pbluic safety also mnaes that officers need to ursatdnend the history and the pweor of their uniforms. They're going to have to set aside old hctosariil narratives that do not serve them well. And that means they have to leran about implicit bias. Implicit biases are shortcuts the brain makes without us really knowing it. They're stereotypes that often influence our decision making. And so, you can imagine, for police officers who have to make split-second decisions can be a very detrimental decision-making point. That's why the NYPD, along with other departments throughout the United States, are training all of their officers in implicit bias. They have to understand that learning about their icliimpt biases, having good training, tactics and deescalation and undeisnntdrag how it impacts your decision making makes us all safer.

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The coproduction of ______ safety also _____ that officers need to __________ the history and the _____ of their uniforms. They're going to have to set aside old __________ narratives that do not serve them well. And that means they have to _____ about implicit bias. Implicit biases are shortcuts the brain makes without us really knowing it. They're stereotypes that often influence our decision making. And so, you can imagine, for police officers who have to make split-second decisions can be a very detrimental decision-making point. That's why the NYPD, along with other departments throughout the United States, are training all of their officers in implicit bias. They have to understand that learning about their ________ biases, having good training, tactics and deescalation and _____________ how it impacts your decision making makes us all safer.

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Original Text

The coproduction of public safety also means that officers need to understand the history and the power of their uniforms. They're going to have to set aside old historical narratives that do not serve them well. And that means they have to learn about implicit bias. Implicit biases are shortcuts the brain makes without us really knowing it. They're stereotypes that often influence our decision making. And so, you can imagine, for police officers who have to make split-second decisions can be a very detrimental decision-making point. That's why the NYPD, along with other departments throughout the United States, are training all of their officers in implicit bias. They have to understand that learning about their implicit biases, having good training, tactics and deescalation and understanding how it impacts your decision making makes us all safer.

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