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Thoughts and Quotes on the Toxic Effect of Cynicism

In policing, it is difficult to resist cynicism but doing so is vital to mental health as well as fair and impartial policing. Some officers are proud of their cynicism. They view it as a badge of experience-won wisdom. Others adorn it as a shield from disappointments and betrayals. Still others think it as a form of cleverness. But cynicism is …