Some people are good at putting themselves in another person’s shoes. Others may struggle to relate. But many psychologists argue … More
Month: July 2019
Chief Reuben Greenberg, Charleston, S.C.
Former Charleston Police Chief Reuben Greenberg remembered as groundbreaking, passionate [Ed. Note: I somehow missed this in 2014, another death … More
Reflections from a Retired Chief
[Chief Don Hanna’s career in policing was well blessed: working the street four years, police chief 24 years in three … More
An Alaskan Village Where Every Cop Has Been Convicted of Domestic Violence
Dozens of convicted criminals have been hired as cops in Alaska communities. Often, they are the only applicants. In Stebbins, … More
What’s Your Dream?
I Have a Dream About Police — Do You? Over a half century ago in the midst of racial unrest … More
Let’s Face It!
If we are to preserve this fragile thing called American democracy we are going to have to become a little … More
Struggling with Shadow
“Institutions prefer loyalists and ‘company men’ to prophets. We’re uncomfortable with people who point out our shadow or imperfections…” The … More