One-on-One was a four-part video-based training program to
help law enforcement officers increase their effectiveness
and safety by building trust with children and teenagers.


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On Patrol: "The impression I leave on them may last the rest of their lives."

Domestic: "As I left, I saw the little five-year-old in his pajamas watching everything." Drug Bust: "Bring it down. There's children here."
This project was supported by Cooperative Agreement Number 2010-CK-WX-K012 awarded by the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions contained herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice. References to specific agencies, companies, products, or services should not be considered an endorsement by the author(s) or the U.S. Department of Justice. Rather, the references are illustrations to supplement discussion of the issues.
REAL POLICE. REAL STRATEGIES.
One-on-One: Connecting Cops & Kids has examples of police actually demonstrating and discussing their actions in the field. Each segment of the training examines a critical link in the chain to developing trust and modeling responsible behavior.

Produced in association with:

  • The National Center for Children Exposed to Violence at the Yale Child Study Center

  • The Child Witness to Violence Project at Boston Medical Center.

  • The New Haven Department of Police Services

  • The Boston Police Department

  • The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police

GOALS OF ONE-ON-ONE

Through extraordinary documentary footage that captures actual police officers handling a variety of situations – from friendly contact to intense conflict, One-on-One:

  • Models effective and age appropriate interactions

  • Gives officers tools to communicate and build relationships with children

  • Describes ways police can use their authority to help children, especially those at risk

  • Identifies partners in the community to support police officers’ work with children and families

One-on-One: Connecting Cops & Kids has examples of police actually demonstrating and discussing their actions in the field. Each segment of the training examines a critical link in the chain to developing trust and modeling responsible behavior.