I would imagine most community leaders, including police, are trying to sort out just what happened after May 25th, 2020, … More
Police Reform in Madison, Wisc.
[Note: I served over 20 years as Madison’s chief of police. This is a big change. While I have argued … More
Years after… A Conversation
The following is an email exchange between me and woman I hired a number of years ago (I am posting … More
Police: Between a Rock and a Hard Place!
The following interview comes from the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF). Executive Director Chuck Wexler interviews Seattle Police Chief Carmen … More
Waiting for an Answer
I don’t know about you, but I hear a loud question coming out of the many protests surrounding our uses … More
Do You Understand What’s Going On?
Officers, do you understand what is going on? You can no longer be silent. The Facebook post linked below is … More
A Black Judge and White Cop Sound Off
“‘Until we change, we’re going to keep revisiting these events year after year after year,’ says David Couper, former police … More
Walking in the Woods and Thinking About Police
Here’s one of my “Walk in the Woods.” In it, i think about police, my years with them, and my … More
Leadership in Difficult Times
I invite you to read and then digest and talk about the following article by Stanley McChrystal and Chris Fussell. … More
Interview with NYPD Commissioner Jim O’Neil
Video: James O’Neill looks back on his tenure as the city’s top cop This week, Police Commissioner James O’Neill will … More