Worth saying again; especially “the conversation.”
Improving Police: A Necessary Conversation
Bad Cops: It’s Time They Improve or Leave: A Veteran Police Chief Speaks to Today’s Police
Once a person is called to be a police officer it is a life-changing event that has few parallels. Within this venture is the potential for doing an enormous amount of good or, on the other hand, permit evil to triumph. Policing is that way because it about decisions to use power; non-negotiable force, and the authority to take away another person’s freedom – put them in a cage or even take their life.
As a retired officer, I anguish over the flood of police misconduct reports and videos within various media outlets today. Edmund Burke once wrote a warning to our fledgling nation, “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” This most certainly applies to those who enforce our laws and guard our communities…
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