Policing implicit bias

Specialized training for police forces in Toronto, Vancouver goes beyond explicit bias, has implications for broader workforce
By Liz Bernier
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 04/17/2015

Anti-bias training is certainly nothing new, but the stakes are quite different when you compare the average office environment to a metropolitan police force. 

And that training is particularly important in a profession where a negative or tragic incident can receive massive media attention — the 2013 police shooting of Toronto teenager Sammy Yatim and the more recent shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Miss., being two such examples.