The 10 essential traits of high achievers
Cynics and misanthropes can be found wherever one turns in American society. Cynicism is like a disease that creeps up on you without admonition or notice. If one were to survey for cynical groups of individuals, they would not be able to overlook law enforcement professionals. The question is, do some law enforcement professionals begin their careers as cynics, or do they metamorphose into cynical individuals? Early in the careers of law enforcement officers, they are instructed to look for transgressions in the community and try to stop these occurrences from happening. Is it possible that after years of policing the public, it becomes extremely difficult to turn off the switch and shift focus to the positive aspects of society instead of rummaging for the negative?
Typically, American police officers acquire a tremendous amount of knowledge and skills training from the beginning of their career to the very end. However, the one area in which American police officers receive a paucity of training is in the character building and personal development realm. It is ironic, for such personal development training will help to prepare them for the many psychological dangers that lie ahead in American policing in today’s society....