Moving from “Reasonable” to “Necessary” [Ed. Note: This guest blog is from John Mutz, retired LAPD captain and recent candidate … More
Managing Police Use of Deadly Force: Where Are We Now?
I ran across a most interesting podcast from Prof. David A. Harris on his site, “Criminal (In)justice” concerning where we … More
Police Use of Deadly Force: From ‘Reasonable’ to ‘Necessary’?
“SAN FRANCISCO – A showdown over when police can use deadly force is set to unfold in the California Legislature … More
The Courage to Police
[Posted on August 6, 2015 by Chief Andy Mills of Eureka, Calif. [Ed. Note: Chief Mills retired as a captain … More
Stand Up, Speak Up, Lead!
A Breath of Fresh Air I don’t know the chief in Eureka. I don’t know if Chief Andy Mills in … More
The Principles of Policing (1829)
The development of uniformed, public police took place much more slowly in England than in the rest of Europe. Public … More
This Chief Gets It
One of my readers, criminal justice professor and author, Gary Cordner alerted me to a the following new blog by … More
Illegal Intelligence Gathering
Recently, police departments, in response to the Occupy Movement, have been accused of using undercover officers to not only gather … More
More on Protesters and Police
Boy: Hello, Officer Friendly! Are you … More