“It’s not that our system is the best example of democratic policing, it’s just that it has the most potential … More
It’s Time to Get Unstuck!
“It’s not that the art of policing has deteriorated or regressed; no, it has been stuck and not moved forward … More
Just when you thought it can’t get worse…
This kind of situation Minneapolis police are facing is similar to what many city police departments are facing across our … More
We’re in a mess: what should we do?
I would imagine most community leaders, including police, are trying to sort out just what happened after May 25th, 2020, … More
Policing in America: Sixty Years of Practice and Observation
Each time there is a policing crisis in our nation I say to myself, “This is a great opportunity for … More
Reform: Not Just for Liberals
Arthur Rizer is the criminal justice and civil liberties policy director at the R Street Institute. He is also an … More
Police: Between a Rock and a Hard Place!
The following interview comes from the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF). Executive Director Chuck Wexler interviews Seattle Police Chief Carmen … More
Socially Contracting a Dream
While talking with a number of clergy in Minneapolis about their city and their police (of which I was once … More
The following creative ideas come from Djohariah Singer from Middleton, MD. She is someone who has spent a lifetime in … More
Moving from Good to Great
When it comes to police reform, improvement, or re-imaging, I have a sense that I have been on this “bus;” … More