Selecting a Chief of Police Here is a recent ad looking for someone to lead a large city police department. … More
Month: May 2012
Police Funding Increase Since 1982: +445%
The Justice Policy Institute (JPI) is a national nonprofit organization that encourages a conversation around justice reform and advances policies … More
Jukin’ the Stats — Part 2!
Reporter Ben Poston of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel (May 23, 2012) has done some fine investigative reporting and concluded that “the … More
Is There a Standard of Interaction Regarding Police?
We live in a nation of big values and big ideas. Our Constitution proclaims certain rights to be inalienable … More
Linking Race and Incarceration
CRIMINAL INJUSTICE An Interview with Michelle Alexander on racism and incarceration. This interview is a clear description of the problem … More
Getting Control of “Stop and Frisk” in a Free Society
New York City’s use of “stop and frisk:” stunning numbers, questionable results! Read more from the recent editorial in the … More
In 4 Minutes, What’s the Book About?
In early April, I was interviewed on WISC-TV’s “Live at Five.” It is a short interview (4 min.) about what … More
Police Union Ad in New York City
My son lives and works in New York City. He sent me this ad that was placed in the New … More
Isn’t Enough, Enough? Let’s Start a Conversation…
Isn’t enough, enough? We need to have a conversation with our police. We need to tell them we have high … More
At The Crossroads Coffeehouse
This Thursday evening the “author event” was at the Crossroads Coffeehouse in Cross Plains (just west of Madison). Good turnout. … More