A Self-Interview This spring I will note and celebrate the 60th anniversary of my entry into policing — a 33-year … More
Month: January 2020
Herman Goldstein: 1931-2020
Professor Herman Goldstein died early this morning at Meriter Hospital surrounded by his family. It is a great loss to … More
AG Barr Appoints Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement
Department of Justice: Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWednesday, January 22, 2020 Attorney General William P. Barr Announces the … More
In the above interview, Brian Ross interviews three persons — the head of the Police Executive Research Forum, a retired … More
New Head of NYPD Remembers Where He Came From!
[Ed. Note: It is always heartening to me to hear younger police leaders remembering the roots of effective policing — … More
What Have We Learned Since Ferguson?
The shooting in Ferguson in August, 2014, when a young black man was killed by a white police officer and … More
Standby: Here We Go Again!
The following article appears in today’s New York Times. It was written by Thomas B. Edsall who contributes a weekly … More
A Leadership Check: How’re You Doing?
Last week I posted pieces from an active police Chief, a pair of leadership researchers, and some self-evaluation questions for … More
Police Experience and Use of Deadly Force: A Minnesota Study
In Minnesota’s fatal police shootings, less seasoned officers most likely to shoot MPR News Jon Collins December 9, 2019 “It … More
Leadership is a way and a choice. Don’t fall for order-givers, abusers, and coercive persons — they’re not leaders! Leaders … More