A Letter to Young Cops Why Police Matter How a Traffic Offense Can Be a Ticket to Prison What About … More
Top Posts Last Week
Top Posts (last week) Making Choices: The Moral Aspects of Policing Why Police Matter How a Traffic Offense Can Be … More
What Happens When a Cop Bucks the System?
I was a troublemaker when I was a police officer in Minneapolis. I know a little about what happens when … More
COMPSTAT: How Low Can You Go?
A Good Idea Gone Bad “In our age there is no such thing as ‘keeping out of politics.’ All issues … More
Juking the Stats! (Again)
Another installment in a growing problem — Can you believe politicians or police chiefs when they tell you crime is … More
What About CompStat and Crime Reduction?
Recently, Chief Mike Masterson of Boise wrote me about CompStat and lowering the crime rate: “In regards to the … More
A Short Primer on Crime Numbers
What is CompStat and why is it causing problems for police? CompStat (short for COMPuter STATistics or COMParative STATistics) is: … More