Justice Department Agents to Undergo Training in Implicit Bias : The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Justice Department Agents to Undergo Training in Implicit Bias : The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education:
The U.S. Department of Justice announced that it will use a new training program developed by Lorie Fridell, an associate professor of criminology at the University of South Florida in Tampa. The program is aimed at educating law enforcement officers to recognize their implicit biases.
The Justice Department said that more than 23,000 agents at the FBI, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the U.S. Marshals Service will be required to undergo the training.