In May 2012 the Burbank (California) Police Department launched the Burbank Mental Health Evaluation Team (MET) in order to address the growing need for mental health services in their community.
The slogan, “WE CARE: Our Community, Our Future,” became a mantra, which morphed into a movement—complete with yard signs and t–shirts—with the big ideas of the community leaders coming to fruition under the “WE CARE” banner. Read More
We all know the feeling: the unease that comes with opening the door to your home as you return from a vacation, business travel, or holidays away visiting friends and family. Read More
President Obama called “upon businesses, national and community organizations, faith-based groups, families, and all Americans to recognize the vital role we can play in ending all forms of slavery…”ii in his presidential proclamation during the National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Read More
Coffee with a Cop is currently strengthening community and police relations and enhancing officer safety in over 250 cities, towns, and campuses in 41 states. Read More
The Babylonians New Year’s Day was March 23rd. March was a logical time period for the New Year because spring begins and crops are planted. Even the Romans celebrated the New Year on March 1st, not January 1st.