— Observations and experience of a veteran police chief from a 33-year career.
— Studying and reflecting on the nature of police in a free, diverse, and democratic society after his retirement.
— Focusing on leadership, organizational transformation, community-oriented policing, training, selection, uses of force, and control of crowds.
— Blogging here since 2011.
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On Defining a “Good Cop” — They see themselves as guardians, but able to be a warrior when the situation demands. They are smart, educated, good listeners, respectful, well-trained and able see themselves as community helpers, sorting out problems, advising citizens, modeling outstanding citizen behavior. During their career, they work to continuously improve, raising their Emotional Intelligence, and always acting with fairness and equality; managers and de-escalators of conflict, controlled in uses of force.
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The proper policing of a free and diverse society such as ours requires trust, collaboration, and accountability between police and those whom they serve.
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Many police officers invest time to build reputation, but then here comes the new cop who just committed murder and reputation is just gone in an instant. Police force should be strict with the attitude and values for most of the people look at them as one.