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Lessons from Theodore Roosevelt on the foundations of Law Enforcement reform.

Human Rights and ethics breaches are common occurrence across the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency industries and sadly, sometimes across the justice and restitution process in cyber, crypto and financial crime. Recently a European family reached out to us when a family member attempted suicide due to the absolute despair that resulted from the in-justice process.

Despair from injustice knows no borders.
Injustice is a global experience.

Soon enough, TDNO will be sharing direct, anonymous videos of victim testimonies that speak to the downside of law enforcement failure.

Talk is cheap.

Some software companies and agencies are stepping up and saying they are the hero by promoting exceptional (minority of) cases, yet rejection letters from State Attorneys are a dime a dozen and law enforcement routinely fail investigations.

Having empathy is one thing, acting to instigate change is something much kinder and braver.

TDNO has regional workgroups in the TDNO PROACT TASK FORCE that are right now working to face up to the challenge of solving failures in the justice system. We do so by partnering with experts across private and public sectors to pioneer pathways to justice.

There is a mass scale of hurt worldwide.

If we are to make successful investigation the rule and not the exception, we have to start being honest with ourselves and others. We have to get back to remembering that we serve people. Reminding ourselves about what it means to be truly human.

It is vital that law enforcement pay attention to ideas like WE, THE PEOPLE. That we each invest in refreshing our sense of HUMANITY.


Former USA President Theordore Roosevelt reformed law enforcement in his time, but only after humbling himself to MEET THE PEOPLE, learn their stories and then go back into the system to improve the system to become genuinely OF, BY and FOR THE PEOPLE.

You don't have to wait for your department, organisation or others to invite you to step up and become an exemplar who works to improve operational standards.

THE FACT YOU ARE HERE SAYS EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT YOU. If you are here, whatever field you are in, you are empathic, you care, your work matters, and you want to improve the dignity of people.

Eleanor Roosevelt 1958 "Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home - so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the world. Yet they are the world of the individual person; the neighbourhood he lives in; the school or college he attends; the factory, farm, or office where he works. Such are the places where every man, woman, and child seeks equal justice, equal opportunity, equal dignity without discrimination. Unless these rights have meaning there, they have little meaning anywhere. Without concerted citizen action to uphold them close to home, we shall look in vain for progress in the larger world."


We owe it ourselves to develop strong foundations in the sensibilities and ethics of what it means to be human, so that we restore our true north.


Let's reaffirm our foundations in humanity and help to stop inhumanity.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights has distilled thousands of years of Human History. The best ideas of every religion, all systems for human behaviour and importantly, lessons from the Nuremberg trials post WW2.

If you have not already made a priority of learning your human rights and the rights of all human beings, then it is especially important to do so now. Click here.


Smart leaders learn the 30 human rights as a matter of priority.

Knowing the 30 human rights is as fundamental as knowing the alphabet or learning your times tables. This underpins emotional intelligence which is 90% of what it takes to move up the humanity and ethics ladder.

Let me know if you agree with this so that I can celebrate you as an exemplar.


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