The contemporary practice of justice in America most often causes more harm than healing. This essay applies core teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh to American policing theory in order to produce a more effective and compassionate policing model. Caveats and suggestions for implementation are provided.
DeValve, Michael J. and Adkinson, Cary D.
"Mindfulness, Compassion, and the Police in America: An Essay of Hope,"
Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge:
3, Article 14.
Available at: http://scholarworks.umb.edu/humanarchitecture/vol6/iss3/14