“You Can Count on Me!”
During the #Ten8 Podcast, our Founder Jason Lehman speaks about aspects of the current climate and explains the increased NEED for effective education on BOTH sides of the police and public contact.

OUR MISSION IS TO REDUCE ACTS OF VIOLENCE BETWEEN THE POLICE AND COMMUNITY

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Are you interested in training your department? Your community? Your school?

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WYSM is proud to have trained numerous law enforcement organizations including Alhambra PD, Austin (TX) PD, California Highway Patrol, CDCR Chattanooga (TN), Costa Mesa PD, Garfield (NJ) PD, Las Vegas (NV) Metro PD, Long Beach PD, Montebello PD, Monterey Co. Probation, Monterey Co. Sheriff, North Little Rock (AR) PD, Sacramento Co. Sheriff, Salinas PD, Signal Hill PD, and Tustin PD.

Why do we need "Why'd You Stop Me?"

There is a violent confrontation between the police and a community member EVERY hour in our country, and this violence often stems from a lack of understanding and mistrust for the police. It is crucial that we educate our future leaders in the community about policing in order to promote positive interactions between community members and the police. Long Beach police officer, Jason Lehman, created this unique program to increase transparency in policing in an effort to eliminate these acts of violence.

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Who is WYSM's target audience?

WYSM targets numerous audiences including high school and college students, police academies, community and neighborhood groups, civic leaders, and law enforcement personnel. Since inception, the WYSM program has been successfully presented to students at the MALE Academy, Beach and Will J. Reid Continuation High Schools, Long Beach City College, Long Beach G.R.I.P (Gang Reduction, Intervention and Prevention) as well as the Long Beach Police Department.

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