Tearing Down Walls: How America’s Police Officers Can Bridge the Divide with Jason Lehman
Episode #35 | 8 November 2022
In life, it’s often important to understand and empathize with those who you may have disagreements with. Within law enforcement, this lack of understanding can have life or death consequences.
On this episode of the Blue View, National FOP President Patrick Yoes sits down with Jason Lehman, Founder and Executive Director of Why’d You Stop Me (WYSM). His organization, rather uniquely, gives speaking presentations to both law enforcement agencies and within the schools and communities that these agencies protect and serve. By focusing on trust, respect, and transparency, Why’d You Stop Me aims to bridge any divides between these two groups.
National FOP President Patrick Yoes and WYSM Founder Jason Lehman discuss the ways in which officer wellness has changed in years since Jason first joined the force. Jason shares a particular incident that led him to develop the “Twelve Tools.”