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About Tools for Tolerance® for Law Enforcement
Tools for Tolerance® for Law Enforcement is a professional development program which aims to assist law enforcement professionals, as front line service providers, explore the evolving role of law enforcement in a rapidly changing, increasingly diverse and complex society. It has been specifically designed to confront contemporary issues within the law enforcement community and to assist law enforcement professionals in their continuing effort to enhance skills in delivering a more effective level of service to the communities they are pledged to serve.
Tools for Tolerance® for Law Enforcement courses examine the process of building trust and respect, and challenges participants to enhance their critical thinking skills in the areas of diversity, ethics, and values. By utilizing a variety of adult learning modalities including interactive technology, personal testimonies, video presentations, and small group discussions, the programs present an educational experience created to engage participants on many levels. Presentations are inclusive, geared toward both uniformed and civilian personnel in all law enforcement specialties and at every level from recruit to commander.
Participants are exposed to the extensive research of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and receive research materials that both complement and expand upon course content.