This course is designed to help citizens understand why police conduct stops, how they should behave during stops, and what their rights are when they interact with the police. The course is open to civilians and law enforcement officers, and aims to build positive relationships, deepen understanding, and eliminating unnecessary conflict between police and civilians by ensuring citizens are aware of police processes, intentions, and limitations. The course introduces crimes and crime mapping strategies, highlights how officers receive information from dispatchers, and explains what rights citizens have during encounters with officers. Next, the course identifies how police should behave during encounters with civilians, suggests behavioral strategies citizens should employ during stops, and covers basic conflict resolution strategies. When you complete this course, you’ll know why police choose to stop some people, how they should act during the stops, and what you can do to ensure the stop is smooth, quick, and conflict-free.