Years ago, I learned as a young officer that “stopping and frisking” a person or persons was an invasion of … More
Tag: Gary Cordner
When Police Education Fails
If the mission of police education is to prepare students to be liberally (broadly) educated, intellectually mature, ethically aware, and … More
What Happened to Police Education?
There isn’t a single U.S. university that can claim (with a straight face) to have a serious commitment or … More
My Dinner with Herman
“The quality of a democratic society depends on the quality of its police” – Herman Goldstein Early this year, … More
Use of Force Reporting – New Zealand
“For monitoring purposes and to enhance public trust and confidence through transparency.” [THANKS to Prof. Gary Cordner for alerting us … More
Should We Elect Our Police Leaders?
For most of my career I was opposed to the idea of electing police chiefs. To me, it was to … More
Courage comes from the Latin “cor” for heart. When we encourage (which is a very important practice of effective leaders) we … More