No matter what happens in November, no matter who becomes our nation’s leader, the reform and improvement of policing in … More
Tag: community oriented policing
Can’t You Hear Us?
“It’s time we stop / Hey, what’s that sound? / Everybody look know what’s going down…” Steven Stills and Buffalo … More
Community Police Works: Another Example
Los Angeles Times: LAPD community policing has prevented crime and made residents feel safer, study finds The Los Angeles Police Department’s … More
What is Community-Oriented Policing? — A Short Tutorial and Story
I fear this most necessary aspect of policing a free society will be lost in the pandemic. You know, other … More
If You Ask Me: Straight Talk About Police and Policing
A Self-Interview This spring I will note and celebrate the 60th anniversary of my entry into policing — a 33-year … More
Are You Bold Enough to Experiment?
“We needed to look ahead toward the future—to stop, look, and listen like the old wagon masters did, scan for dangers … More
Building Trust: A Primer
Sometimes I scratch my head when the dialogue that should be happening in between police and the communities they serve … More
This Has Gotta Stop!
I’ve tended to put this blog on the back burner as I age — yet a calling is a calling. … More
A Blue Manifesto
Seeking a New Direction (Once Again) “You may choose to look the other way, but you can never say again … More
Police Reform: An Impossible Dream?
Over half a million police in 18,000 decentralized police agencies, when and how can reform ever begin? Or is it … More