The Character Training Institute did an excellent job producing this Intro video that shows the link between Police Dynamics and Character First! Pay close attention to the “man on the street” interviews. People really do think about police that way…!


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13 Responses to Police Dynamics “Intro” Video

  1. zach pippin says:

    This is wonderful to see. I too have a very negative view of cops in general based on my experience and stories from friends. I love the work you’ve done and continue to do to fight police corruption and misconduct! It helps give hope that there are still good ones out there doing their jobs correctly and for the right reasons.

    • Congratulations, Zach! You have the dubious honor of making the first comment on my new site!

      Thanks for your comments, too. I appreciate the confidence. If you want to see what real corruption looks like, come over here to Afghanistan with me. It is rampant at all levels. But I understand what you mean about the typical cop attitude. If you have about 8 min., take a look at the video that’s posted there. We did some “man on the street” interviews that you will enjoy…

      Sheriff Ray (I’m trying to promote that as my screen name….!)

  2. Kelsey Rae Nash says:

    This is great dad! You never fail to impress me no matter how many times I sit through your training! I always learn something new, you are an awesome example for police officers to follow, and I am so proud of what you are doing with Police Dynamics to fight corruption here and over there in Afghanistan!
    Love ya,
    Kelsey

  3. Pam Howard says:

    Hi Sheriff Ray, I say way to go. I loved your demo video. So I guess you are telling me that the police departments have not had training regarding character. If so, yikes.

    Pam

    • Not really. They get “ethics” training, which is all behavior-based: do this, don’t do that. Character goes much deeper into the intentions of the heart. I define good character as the inward motivation to do the right thing… regardless of the consequences… and regardless of the costs. Good character springs from the heart, and we do little to impact the heart-conditions of police officers. But that’s what Police Dynamics is all about and makes it so effective and popular. So far I’ve trained over 10,000 law enforcement officials and government leaders in the concepts…

      How are things with the family? Mom was in the hospital for a few days due to another fainting spell. Seems to be OK now…

  4. Mary Gleason Dixon says:

    As the wife of a Criminal Defense attorney, I understand the need for this type of training. Congratulations Ray for a job well done.

  5. Cheryl says:

    Great video!!!!! Job well done… Keep up the good work and stay safe. Planning on returning to LE? If so, come to my state.. Take care

    • Thanks for the encouragement, Cheryl. I’ll see where God takes me in all this. Right now, I feel like I’m supposed to be over here in Afghanistan. But it sure is tough being away from home. What state are you in…?

  6. Ron says:

    As a retired police Officer (1980-2007), I think you’re
    on the right track! I believe 100 percent that you have
    a program which is long over-due! People working in law enforcemtent have a tough job, and the general public has a difficult time understanding “all the behind scenes stuff in the business.” From day one, I never forgot the value of integrety and what that police badge meant. With God leading your message, your voice will be heard by many in need! I would love to be on the road with your team! Sincerely, Ron

    • Ron:

      Thanks for the encouragement. Police Dynamics has been a labor of love for about 15 years or so. I’ve been all over the place doing the training and it seems to resonate with officers who are looking for answers to the difficult challenges of law enforcement. You can trace virtually all of our problems, in society and in police work, to a lack of character and to violations of certain God-ordained principles – like the principle of authority. Be sure to watch the video I just posted on the Tarnished Badge. And please visit often, post freely, and share the link with others.

      I’m glad to have you on board with us…

      Sheriff Ray

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“A few years ago, we brought the Police Dynamics program to the Cincinnati Police Division and were most impressed with the quality of the training and richness of the program.”
Mike Daly
Character Council of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

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Undersheriff
Grand County Sheriff’s Office

"It is with much enthusiasm that I encourage senior law enforcement executives to make attending the Police Dynamics seminar a key training priority for your agency."
DeWayne Beggs
Sheriff
Cleveland County, OK
former 2nd VP - National Sheriff's Association

"I am convinced of the benefits of the Police Dynamics program."
Jerry Martin
Sheriff
Delores County, CO
former Pres - County Sheriff's of Colorado

"Honestly, I’ve not been more impressed with a police training that I’ve attended in the last 20 years..."
Tom McClain
Chief of Police
Willard, MO

"I am a firm believer that Police Dynamics and Character First! equip the men and women that work for the Oklahoma Sheriff’s Office to do their job and do it better."
John Whetsel
Sheriff
Oklahoma County, OK

"If you believe that good character is an essential element in policing, you will want to send your key staff to Police Dynamics."
David Williams
Sheriff
Tarrant County, TX

"In the three years prior to our character initiative, we had 42 labor and employee grievances, and seven different lawsuits. In the three years since we put the character initiative in place, we have had two grievances and no lawsuits from employees. I think that, in and of itself, is significant."
Rodney Ray
City Manager
Owasso, OK

"This course was one of the best training sessions that I’ve been through. This concept will benefit me and the staff in my division."
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[We have] more awareness of the preventative benefits of a character initiative as opposed to the typical reactive approach to situations. There is a sense of excitement by organization leaders as they begin to see a change in their culture. Bob Powell
Character Council
Fort Collins, CO

"[The Police Dynamics training] brings us closer together, more like a family … it reminds us of why we’re out there and what it’s about.”
Captain John Decker
Dorchester County Sheriff's Office, SC

"This class gave me the vocabulary that I have been looking for to praise and motivate my employees."
Police Dynamics participant

"We’ve built a much better relationship with each other. We’ve seen a decrease in complaints. We’ve become a family instead of a place to work."
Sheriff Howie Godwin
Highlands County, FL

“This shows us a new approach to recognize employees’ character traits - and to acknowledge them for those good traits versus, 'You did an excellent job…' It’s some fresh ideas in an area that we probably all need to change."
Major P.D. Taylor
Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office

"The Police Dynamics training that Ray Nash brought teaches the things that are at the core of being a good police officer – being trustworthy, being of good character…"
Sgt. Julie Shearer
Cincinnati Police Div.

“In the Police Dynamics training seminar, the officers are able to set a standard in their own lives of the kind of character they want to see in their community."
Chaplain Carl Nelson
Colorado Springs Police Department

"Character is the solution to the real problem in our community of crime. Character supplies the answer."
Hon. F.A. Schad
Former Judge
Burleson, TX

“I want you to know that my international and national career was very much influenced by your lessons and knowing you was of paramount importance for my job and career. Many Romanian police officers are grateful to you and to Character training."
Teofil Parasca
Assistant Superintendent
Arad County Police
Romania

"I would like to work more toward management by principles instead of rules – with an emphasis on character and guiding principles."
Chief Lynn Williams
Chickasha, OK

“We need to return to our basic character traits that made this country great. Ray Nash has the program to do it."
Police Dynamics participant

"This shows us a new approach to recognize those employees’ character traits and to recognize and acknowledge them for those good traits versus, “You did an excellent job…” It’s some fresh ideas in an area that we probably all need to change."
Major P.D. Taylor
Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office

"In the three years prior to our character initiative, we had 42 labor and employee grievances, and seven different lawsuits. In the three years since we put the character initiative in place, we have had two grievances and no lawsuits from employees. I think that, in and of itself, is significant."
Rodney Ray
City Manager
Owasso, OK

"Absolutely fantastic! It reminded me of why I wanted to be a peace officer."
Police Dynamics participant

"the finest value-added training anywhere."
Sheriff David Williams
Tarrant County, TX

"We continue to benefit from your teaching and hire with a strong emphasis on character."
Chief Tom McClain
Willard, MO

"Once again, I feel absolutely indebted to you for the program you have developed and your desire to change the world through the building of better law enforcement officers."
Glen P. Trainor
Undersheriff
Grand County, CO

"Sheriff Ray Nash is an internationally recognized speaker that you and your staff will learn powerful principles from, while enjoying the lesson."
DeWayne Beggs
Sheriff
Cleveland County, OK

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Trooper
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