Most Popular Posts This Year

unknownSince 2011, “Improving Police” has published over 900 posts, received 400,000 visits from 130 countries around the world, and now has 2,400 followers.


The question facing the police field this coming year is this:

“Will the reform trend that has been made since Ferguson continue? Can the ’21st Century Policing’ improvement efforts be sustained?”

We are about to enter a new era in American policing.

During this time, it is important for all of us to “stay tuned,” to stand up and speak out for what’s right in order to continue improving our nation’s police and building trust among communities of color.

unknownThe following are the posts you read most in 2016. I look forward to continuing  our discussion, suggestions, and teachings regarding high quality policing whether you are a working police officer or concerned citizen.

If you click on the below titles you will be taken to the original post. Have a blessed New Year!

1.     Why Police Matter

2.     How a Traffic Offense Can Be a Ticket to Prison

3.     Principles of Leadership

4.     Making Choices: The Moral Aspects of Policing

5.     Hazing and Bullying in the Police Academy

6.     A Police Story

7.     How Should Police Present Themselves?

8.     On Hiring a Chief of Police

9.     What About CompStat and Crime Reduction?

10.  A Most Difficult Act