I starting thinking about how a posting for a Madison chief of police should read in order to … More
Month: October 2013
Ten Hard Lessons Learned
[Sometimes it helps to look back and try and find out why something that seemed so important, so necessary, years … More
Improving the Emotional Health of Police
Years have passed, but I remember that night. My partner and I had spotted a stolen car one dark night on … More
Will Police Take This First and Necessary Step?
Sabine Lobitz and I wrote the following article for our nation’s police leaders in the late 1980s to draw attention to … More
Can Madison Police Go From Good to Great?
Last night, the Madison Board of Police and Fire Commissioners began their process of selecting a new chief of police … More
On Hiring a Chief of Police
One of the most important of public decisions any elected or appointed official will ever make will be this one. … More
Seven Seeds For Policing
Note: The following article comes from a talk I gave in Washington, D.C. in the spring of 1993 when I … More