VALOR Voices

VALOR Voices

The VALOR Initiative is pleased to announce a new podcast series, VALOR Voices.  Each VALOR Voices podcast will focus on a different officer safety, wellness, or resiliency topic.

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The Benefits of Sleep

June 30, 2016 - 15 minutes

Sleep is beneficial for both our bodies and our minds, and not receiving the proper amount of quality sleep may affect your safety or the public’s safety. With the help of Dr. Olivia Johnson, we will discuss the benefits of sleep, the dangers of not getting enough sleep, and tips for achieving better sleep.

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Professional Policing in the 21st Century

May 26, 2016 - 17 minutes

Should law enforcement officers be considered professionals, and if so why? If officers should be viewed as professionals how should they, interact with members of the community? Lieutenant Roy Alston, who serves with the Dallas Police Department, shares his thoughts on these matters and other pertinent issues that law enforcement agencies face improve trust and community relations.

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Creative Commons BY NC logoVALOR Voices podcasts feature the song "Mississippi Turn-Around" by Nick Jaina, available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial license.

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