In The Moment ... Law Enforcement And Emotional Intelligence

Mar 29, 2017

In The Moment ... March 29, 2017 Show 060 Hour 1

We begin the hour by talking about the future of altruistic whistleblowers. We talk with Cody Drolc about the legacy and complexities of Edward Snowden and what advancements in insider threat detection might mean for democracy and transparency in government.

More state and local law enforcement authorities are learning self-awareness along with situational awareness. It's happening in part through a course on emotional intelligence at the Training Academy in Pierre. SDPB’s Kealey Bultena takes you to the Academy for a closer look.

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We continue the conversation with Bryan Gortmaker, Director of the South Dakota Department of Criminal Investigation. He talks about the evolution of law enforcement training and how emotional intelligence instruction can prevent burnout, improve community relations, and save lives.

An associate professor at Black Hills State says the issue of reproductive rights today is not black and white. And she says there is room for discussion and consensus among people with gray-area viewpoints. Pam Carriveau led a forum on these issues for a primarily female audience earlier this week in Rapid City. Outside the meeting room, on the other side of a window, antiabortion activists staged a brief protest. SDPB's Victoria Wicks talked with people from both sides.