Bridging the gap between communities and law enforcement will require one encounter, one conversation and one day at a time. In this week’s episode, we are excited to speak to Detective Adrian Goodwin, Law Enforcement Practitioner and Hostage Negotiator with over 19 years of experience with the largest metropolitan police department in the world, the New York Police Dept (NYPD). Det. Goodwin discusses the need for people of color to consider a career in Law Enforcement. As an educator at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, she also encourages her students and community members to engage in healthy dialogue that is changing the trajectory of the field. Find out how to leverage your skills in a profession that is becoming more community driven and culturally diverse.
Det. Goodwin completed her Master’s in Education at Cambridge College in Boston, MA, and she received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology at York College, the City University of New York. As a passionate, results-driven Negotiation Strategist, she has a proven record for helping organizations, entrepreneurs, and individuals to build stronger relationships, and develop long-term solutions, which have yielded better results and increased productivity both professionally and personally. Det. Goodwin was recently named as an International World Civility Ambassador for her cross-cultural readiness to stand for justice and peace through civil dialogue. She is READY to put you in position WIN! To learn more about Det. Goodwin and her work, connect with her on IG @realtalkadrian and visit her website at AdrianGoodwin.com.