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Maybe it’s The Barrel: Mindful Policing Gets Real 

Founding Editor Barry Boyce speaks with mindfulness trainer and former police lieutenant Richard Goerling on how mindfulness can ground policing in humanity rather than tactics that often result in severe injury and death. Read More

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Richard Goerling: Mindful Policing 

Richard Goerling, a police lieutenant, talks about how mindful and empathic policing will help police, and the people they have sworn to serve and protect. Read More 

  • Mindful Staff
  • March 16, 2017
Black Body

Fear and the Black Body 

The heart-wrenching conflict between police and black America, and how mindfulness offers a solution for fostering understanding and inviting transformation. Read More 

  • Marisela Gomez and Richard Goerling
  • September 26, 2016


When did you first start practicing mindfulness and why were you motivated to do so? I began practicing several years ago as a means to cope with the acute and chronic stressors of police work, and life’s journey for that matter.  I had been reading a lot… Read More 

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  • July 15, 2011

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