Why are the police REALLY having trouble recruiting officers - especially Black officers? We have to bridge the gap between community and law enforcement. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Your situation does not dictate your direction. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
While looking down memory lane, I realized that I have had an unusual and extraordinary life at times. Then it dawned on me, maybe it's because I'm supposed to help unusual and extraordinary lives. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
This is not a Black problem. It is not a white problem. It is not a police problem. It is a WE problem. We the people, for the people. It is going to take all of us being transparent in order to transform. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
A war on cops? Then the question becomes who are they warring with? Because if you look at the prison system you can tell who the Prisoners of War are. The Black Man. Words are powerful and we must stop these divisive words that tare our country further apart instead of bringing us together. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Oversight versus Insight: Most of us want to oversee the situation without insight of the situation. Knowledge is King. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
There are problems and conditions of this world that man nor woman can solve; it requires His grace and mercy. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
How do you achieve excellence? 1. Mindset 2. Discipline 3. Commitment 4. Consistency - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
There are places and spaces you will never see or know, unless you move NOW!! - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Whatever a man values, it is there you will find his resources. That which has no value to him, neither he nor his resources nor him will be present. Where can we find you? - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Before the battle begins and the outcome has been decided, let the adversary know that you are a fearless competitor, worthy of a second opinion. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
The dream is free - to live it requires HUSTLE. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
The objective for each individual when you are pulled over by an officer of the law is to - Survive the Stop! - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
No matter how difficult things may seem, all things are possible. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
The pressures of life and influence of society have caused many to become something and someone they are not. Remove the layers. Dig through the dust and debris. Find the genuine jewel - YOU. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
From the dream to mainstream...Do whatever is necessary to make your dream a reality. To get others to invest in you and your dreams you must be willing to invest in yourself. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Your discipline or lack of discipline will protect you from or expose you to disaster. Practice discipline. Be consistent. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Success and discipline are synonymous in life - you can't have one without the other! - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
We all have inherent biases. All of us. The problem occurs when police officers or community members allow those biases to affect the choices they make as they do their job or have interactions with others. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
In this life you will have some trials and tribulations. You cannot allow what happens to you to dictate who and what you become. Make a decision to do better and be better. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
While sitting in the darkness in complete silence, I never realized how much there was to see and hear. There is sight and sound in darkness and silence. Learn to look and listen. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Change begins with you. It only takes a moment to make a difference in the lives of others. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
I was looking down the road of "life gone by" and I realized this road of life is not as long as it looks. Travel with caution and maximize every mile. It can be a beautiful journey. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
A guy who is equipped mentally and educationally doesn't need a confidence check. He is positioned and prepared to GO. Are you? - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Sometimes life appears one way, but what matters is how you internalize life and its lessons. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
I was sitting, starring into the sky with a tear in my eye thinking: what a beautiful world that the MAKER has allowed us to enjoy for a moment - not to destroy - to enjoy. So let us remove the strife, seize the moments we are blessed with and love this life. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Winners see the victory before the contest begins and before they cross the finish line. Get yourself ready. SEE THE VICTORY. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Sometimes we miss our blessings in life because they do not arrive the way we think they should. Because our minds are so shallow, so limited, we think our blessings have to come a certain way and sometimes we miss them walking up and down the street. Open your mind: get your blessing. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Years ago this was just a place where I was assigned to work. Today looking at this place represents the opportunity that God allowed me to see the beauty of His works. The difference in then and now - I guess our views are a representative of our growth. Thankful. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
People fall short. Your finger-pointing hurts you more than it does them. Less judgement. More compassion - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Sometimes God must confine us in order to free us. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
If you change the atmosphere, You can change the outcome! - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
The atmosphere sets the tone for what is to take place in that space at that time. Your attitude impacts the atmosphere. How is your current attitude affecting the atmosphere and your desired outcome? - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Is there a war on cops? Is there a war on the Black man? Who is going to call a cease fire? - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Stop reacting to the stereotypes and start responding to the individual. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Looking toward the future. It's as bright as you make it. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
What if I was truly my brother's keeper? And what if I really loved my neighbor? And what if it really wasn't about me but about we - where would we be? The possibilities should blow your mind. But since it's not - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
As I travel around the country, I'm finding a common denominator - people are hurting and going through regardless of race and creed. The common denominators are people HURTING people. The cure also has a common denominator - people start HELPING people. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
When you're ready to live as the victor and not the victim, you have to change the language that you give to yourself and then you have to change the conversation that you give to others. Words matter. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
As men and women we need to occupy our space as Kings and Queens; move into our new reality. It only requires mindset. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
The problem is people want help, but when help arrives you want to tell the help how to help you. Learn to RECEIVE help. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
What are you willing to lay down so you can stand up? - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Have you ever stopped to realize the disrespect that is afoot in our society? From the White House to God's House, and even Mom's house... Just remember that disrespect creates distance. How far have we strayed from home? - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Education gives you the ability to know it. Intelligence gives you the capacity to fix it. Wisdom lets you know when to do it. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Are you able to proclaim that you have been through some things and you survived it? You are a survivor. And if you are a survivor you are not a victim. You have to change the language that you give to yourself and then you have to change the conversation that you give to others. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
A Warrior, A Winner has no fear. His only objective is to change the atmosphere, because he knows that then he controls the outcome. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
We have become so politically correct in this society it is causing us to become more and more incorrect; this is costing us lives. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: I was watching an old western and started thinking the Good, the Bad and the Ugly are present in all of us. What determines which one dominates is the one that is fed. Which one are you feeding? - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Only a few will LEAD; the rest will follow. Who is leading you and what are they leading you to? - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Price and Cost. Sometimes we pay more. Sometimes we pay less. You've got to determine what you are willing to pay for success. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
The nature of your outcome or problem in large part depends upon you. Results are what you get when you follow the rules. Consequences are the results of negative choices. Your thoughts become your actions. Your thoughts should be focused on what you desire. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Put in the work. Reap the rewards - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
These are NOT times for dramatization and talking, but meditation and praying. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Your actions are reflections of your thoughts. What are you thinking? - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
The power of positive thinking begins when you refuse to accept defeat, and start preparing yourself for future possibilities. The only thing standing in the way of your breakthrough, is you! - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
This storm we are in concerns me greatly. Even in the midst of the storm I know the Son shines from behind the clouds and will eventually break through completely. There is hope. Let's impact this change together. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Imagine if you were performing at your full potential, the lives you would change - including yours. Just imagine... - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
While watching the current state of America, I have concluded we should welcome the truth no matter how it arrives and justice no matter who or what it affects. When we don't, we become a vessel of mendacity and hypocrisy. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Mindset will change your reality and destination. Are you ready? If yes, start THINKING victory. Trust me - you will win. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Law enforcement is hired to enforce the law. You call them in to deal with situations you cannot deal with or do not want to deal with. When they arrive – let them do their job. You know who you called them for before they got there. Enough said. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Never speak ill against someone else. You can't know what life holds for you. The ill you speak against someone else may find you sooner than you think. Speak blessings not curses. It's what I told my son. It's what I'm telling you. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
My thoughts produce emotions which produces action; thus, the action is the outcome of the thought. Show me a man's actions and I can tell you of his thoughts. What are your thoughts? - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
You can't wait for the race to start to get ready. That's a loss. You must get your mind right before you get to the starting line. Mindset is everything! - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
When you make yourself a better you, you inevitably make a better life for your family. That's the thing I'll always embrace and you should too. Better yourself. Enjoy your life. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
What you saw is what I showed you. What you are seeing is what I'm showing you. What you are going to see, you can't even imagine the future me. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Carpe Diem - Seize the Moment. Every moment must be seized. Every little moment sets you up for the big moments. If you don't seize the small ones you won't be ready for the big ones. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.