“The future is our choice!” Let’s be clear about what needs to happen today in American policing. It’s not that … More
I know you’re pissed, but we gotta talk!
There is little doubt that we in America are into a major civic storm since the killing of George Floyd … More
Stand Down, Re-Imagine, Re-Assess, and Re-Engage!
As a young Marine, I was driving the captain of my ship to a nearby Naval Air Station when we … 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
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
“But What Would YOU Do?”
Twelve Areas to Build Community Trust I have been asked from time to time, “If you were a chief again, … 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
Police Like a Security Guard?
There is, unfortunately, a big difference between police services in a gated community and those delivered in most of our … More
Some Words Don’t Come Easily
“Sorry and forgive me are difficult words. They are not easy to say. To forgive, or ask for forgiveness, is … More
A Time to Act
I don’t know precisely when it happened, this sense, this honor, of being a guardian of others. Perhaps it was … More