Police2Peace: Empathy Above All

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The Redlands Police Department is leading the nation as the first department to add the designation “PEACE OFFICER” to its entire fleet.

NFL great and ESPN host Eric Davis will serve as Ambassador with Redlands Mayor Paul Foster and Chief of Police Mark A. Garcia at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 14, when the Redlands Police Department unveils the inaugural cars at the RPD Administration building (Old City Hall) at 30 Cajon St.

Police vehicles for the City of approximately 70,000 residents about 60 miles east of Los Angeles now include the designation “PEACE OFFICERS.” The change was inspired by, funded and overseen by Police2Peace, a charitable organization founded to assist law enforcement agencies.

Inspired by a big idea, Police2Peace facilitates better relations between law enforcement and the communities they serve. Police2Peace represents forward-thinking and community mindedness.



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Every Day Do Something That Scares You


Eleanor Roosevelt once said, Every day do something that scares you.”   I was wondering what she meant by that, and came up with this:  If we only do what we know, then we are likely to get the same outcome as the last time we did it.   Albert Einstein is broadly credited with exclaiming “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results”.  And so when we do something different—something that may scare us—we expand our possibilities and unlimit our brains.  I try to do something like this every day, just to see what new thing might happen instead ….

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