Doug Noll says murderers are not born, they’re bred. Today kids revert to what they see around them…violence.
Doug Noll founded the Prison of Peace Project. Noll teaches hardcore inmates how to de-escalate an angry, emotional person in 90 seconds or less.
It’s a skill that we can all benefit from learning in this era of violence.
Besides telling interesting crime stories, it is also my mission to educate.
Unless you have been living under a rock, you know we live in an epidemic of violence. school shootings, mass shootings at malls and public places, road rage murders, senseless violent acts, and, as I have reported, outlaw motorcycle gangs shooting each other in broad daylight on Interstate Highways.
Some days I think the world has gone crazy.
Doug Noll is here to explain the causes and offer a solution that’s working in prisons.
The California lawyer felt a calling in 2010 to create the Prison of Peace project at the Valley State Prison for Women in Chowchilla, California, the largest women’s prison in the world.
In closing, here’s my Reporter’s recap and reflections.
A recurring theme in my past stories has been the impact of the lockdown on people’s emotions during the Covid pandemic.
Plus, there’s the loss of civility in American politics. As you may know from a previous episode, I worked as a Congressional Staffer in the early 1970s, and later in the 1980s, I covered the administration of President Ronald and Congress as a reporter.
Today, those institutions look like an alien from outer space. You can’t insult people and then expect them to vote for your legislation.
Politics used to be the art of compromise, but now it’s a blood sport.
I can tell you this. Having worked on a Defense Committee with a top-secret security clearance and as a reporter covering wars and national security…our adversaries love what’s happening to our Democracy,
And they are chipping away at it. Because at the end of the day, they want our wealth…our stuff.
Are we just going to give it away?
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Link to Noll’s Book De-Escalate
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