Verbal and Non Verbal Skills in Law Enforcement Essay

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In my life I strive to be the best person I can be, I find myself always wanting to learn and grow. This comes from myself never wanting to become stagnate in life. If I can learn and grow from the people and the places around me I will become a well-rounded and efficient person in society. I have come to realize that t I have my fault in my communication and so do others. I think one of the biggest things I have to work on is transferring “You” statements into “I” statements. Working in law enforcement the “You” statement can get people fired up very quickly where as if I used an “I” statement it would probably make the situation allot better for everyone and make things move quicker.

I find that after reading chapter five, sic and
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In my life I strive to be the best person I can be, I find myself always wanting to learn and grow. This comes from myself never wanting to become stagnate in life. If I can learn and grow from the people and the places around me I will become a well-rounded and efficient person in society. I have come to realize that t I have my fault in my communication and so do others. I think one of the biggest things I have to work on is transferring “You” statements into “I” statements. Working in law enforcement the “You” statement can get people fired up very quickly where as if I used an “I” statement it would probably make the situation allot better for everyone and make things move quicker.

I find that after reading chapter five, sic and seven I realize how much listening and responding skills play a role in my career of law enforcement. When I started this career I was forced to become a good listener and had to obtain many different styles of verbal communication. I had to learn how to develop these skills on my own as I was thrown into this life long career. Listening is key to being able to understand and help people with their problems. When I show up to a call and people are all wound up and everyone is trying to talk at once, it can be difficult to decipher ever word and hear the stories of both parties. By separating the parties and let them know that I’m hearing what they are saying and processing all the information. It’s a major role to defusing situations in the
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