Recent report shows public need training in conflict management
Posted by Tracy Seward
A Report by the RSA (Royal Society of Arts) suggests that members of the public should be given training in how to deal with anti-social behaviour including how to diffuse conflict. According to the report, this need has become more urgent following the police cuts in England and Wales.
The RSA, a charity who aims include trying to find “solutions to social challenges” say that last year’s riots “laid bare both the risks and strengths of self-organised citizen defence”. It goes on to say that there is, in fact, a growing interest in the idea of training the public in how to deal with aggressive behaviour and low-level crime on the streets.
According to the RSA, the training should include: