Recent events across the country have drawn a critical eye toward the relationship between law enforcement and the communities in which they serve. An upcoming lecture at William Jewell College will attempt to explore that relationship on a deeper level.
Jack Colwell and Chip Huth will deliver the Binns Lecture on the Sacred and Secular and Power and Justice in Society at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 29 at the College’s Yates-Gill College Union 221/222. Their lecture, titled “Why Our Police Must Show Unconditional Respect — And Why It’s Hard,” is based in part on their book Unleashing the Power of Unconditional Respect: Transforming Law Enforcement.
Jack Colwell is the director of law enforcement applications for the Arbinger Institute, an international corporation specializing in conflict resolution He retired after nearly 29 years from the Kansas City, Mo., Police Department. His duties included patrol, SWAT, investigations, professional, leadership and organizational development. He served the end of his career as the co-founder of the Regional Police Academy’s Leadership Academy.
Charles “Chip” Huth serves as a board member and past-president of the National Law Enforcement Training Center. He is a captain in the Kansas City, Mo., Police Department and has 23 years of law enforcement experience. He is also an adjunct professor for the University of Missouri-Kansas City and a part-time instructor at the Kansas City Missouri Police Leadership Academy. He is a senior consultant for the Arbinger Institute.