In the summer of 1980, NBC television aired an documentary that would change America. It was titled, “If Japan Can, … More
Why Trust in Police Has Been Eroded
The following article appeared on the Vox website December 10, 2015 and is a fair presentation of the situation in … More
The poet Robert Frost once wrote this about making choices: Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry … More
Officer: There’s Work to Do!
The Results of the AP-NORC Center’s July, 2015 Poll on Law Enforcement and Violence Black Americans are nearly four times as likely … More
Did Performance Measurement Cause America’s Police Problem?
Malcolm K. Sparrow, professor of public management at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, and one of my favorite … More
On the Advent of a Major Community Decision
I woke today with a heavy heart. This is the day our district attorney in Madison and Dane County, … More
A Needed Conversation
I follow police and the present crisis and this is what I hear from the community: “Stop the killing!” That … More
Enhancing Police-Community Relations
POWERPOINT LINK: https://www.dropbox.com/s/flu9x3r1cl4qn14/Judson%20University%20PCR.pptx?dl=0 The above Chinese characters represent the word “crisis.” Crisis comes from the combined characters of … More
CRISIS IN POLICING? You Bet!
CRISIS: “a stage in a sequence of events at which the trend of all future events, especially for better or for worse, is determined; turning point.” Is that not where American policing is now? We need to think about this and if we believe … More