• Mission

    The Humble Strength organization was designed to provide information and education on the topic of mental health as it relates to Law Enforcement and the impacts it has on individuals and the community. It is important to gain a comprehensive understanding of prevalent issues and begin providing realistic solutions.

     

    Better Person-Better Police!

    Our Founder and CEO

    (ret.) Sergeant Geoffrey C. Heard, MSW created Humble Strength as a method to deliver pertinent information to individuals, groups and departments with the goal of overcoming the inevitable negative aspects of working in Law Enforcement. Geoffrey, received his Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Kentucky, where he was a student-athlete. Upon graduation, Geoffrey worked as a site director for a YMCA in metropolitan Chicago. He later became a Child and Family Therapist, serving the greater Chicago area. Geoffrey moved his wife and children to Arizona, where he joined local law enforcement and later retired as a sergeant. Through his experiences and with his knowledge, Geoffrey developed curriculum specific to the issues surrounding the negative mental health effects of working as a law enforcement officer and the challenges they pose in serving and being a community member.

  • Self

    "Take care of everybody and be good to you."

    Bessie O. Hughes

  • Training Topics

    Understanding Mental Health

    Don't guess! Know what you are dealing with personally and professionally. Then address it appropriately.

    Effective Communication

    If you cannot get your message across, then the process is useless.

    Knowing Your Purpose

    You can never accomplish a thing without understanding how to do it.

    A Warriors Mentality

    Learning how to prepare for battle, only during the fight, is tough for everyday life.

    Surviving a Career in Law Enforcement

    The Community and The Criminal Justice System

    WE, The People!

    Coaching and Mentoring

    Every player needs a coach and every effort requires a mentor.

    Planning for the Future

    Create a balanced plan using your skills, knowledge and abilities as your guide.

    Maintaining Relationships

    Sometimes things are more interesting and meaningful on the inside than the outward appearance shows.

  • "If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."

     

    Maya Angelou

  • Scheduled Events

    Media & Policing

    2019 ABLE Criminal Justice Conference

    Mesa Community College (1833 W Southern Ave. Mesa, AZ)

    September 26th, 2019 at 8:00 am

    A Guide to Unbiased Policing:

    Fact Vs. Feeling

    2019 ABLE Criminal Justice Conference

    Mesa Community College (1833 W Southern Ave. Mesa, AZ)

    September 27th, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Understanding Mental Health

    2018 ABLE Criminal Justice Conference

    Mesa Community College (1833 W Southern Ave. Mesa, AZ)

    September 13th, 2018 at 9:00 am

    Effective Communication

    2018 ABLE Criminal Justice Conference

    Mesa Community College (1833 W Southern Ave. Mesa, AZ)

    September 12th, 2018 at 10:30 am

    Panel Discussion

    City of Phoenix M.A.N.C.A.V.E. Initiative - Fatherhood Summit

    Phoenix Convention Center (100 N 3rd St. Phoenix, AZ)

    April 20th, 2018 at 11:00 am

  • reach out

    If you are interested in scheduling training or want more information, please contact us!

    PO Box 1668
    Litchfield Park, AZ 85340