Jones said something as simple as waving and saying "hi" to someone can help break down barriers.
Agencies have also taken steps to hold events in the community, he said.
She was concerned because he would be staying out much later than usual — and because he is a young man of color.
A panel last week at Washburn University discussed race relations between law enforcement and communities.
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During the question-and-answer session, Schmidt said racial profiling probably does exist, but he has confidence it is addressed through Kansas Commission on Peace Officers’ Standards and Training, which issues and revokes law enforcement licenses.
One woman in the audience said it was a challenge for the public to trust that police are policing their own agencies.
Dempsey-Swopes, director of university diversity and inclusion, said she adjusts and monitors her behavior because of what she knows about law enforcement.Click the link above for further information on how to contact the Commission and obtain permits under the Act.Unmarked Burial Law The Unmarked Burial Sites Preservation Act protects unmarked burials in Kansas and any related human remains and associated objects.Hyman began by telling the audience that he had been involved in gangs in California.When he came to Topeka in 2002, it was to get a new start.Topeka police officers undergo a 23-week training academy, according to the department.Shawnee County Sheriff Herman Jones, Edward Hyman, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and Topeka police Maj.Positive change starts by supporting youth, Hyman said.He is part of the Our Kids Program, which trains black police officers to engage African-American boys and teaches them the fundamentals of good citizenship.Jones said the conversation on survival resonates with him.He grew up in Kansas City and remembers his parents giving him "the talk."Kansas has been ahead of the curve in mandating training to pre-empt bias, Jones said.