Chuck Wexler, Executive Director of the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) does a great interview with Tempe, AZ Police Chief … More
“I’m Glad I Got Shot:” Growth from Loss!
I received the following email from a medically retired police officer from San Diego who had been shot while trying … More
Are You Bold Enough to Experiment?
“We needed to look ahead toward the future—to stop, look, and listen like the old wagon masters did, scan for dangers … More
Being an (Uncomfortable) Prophet
“Prophets are respected everywhere except in their own hometown and by their relatives and their family” — Jesus of Nazareth. … More
A Letter to Young Cops
“My understanding of policing a free, democratic society is that we make it work from the bottom up. If … More
50 Years Ago Today!
Fifty-years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee and I was standing in a line of … More
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Are You a Keeper or a Mover?
Leaders can be classified into two camps: those whose mission is to make sure everything is kept just the … More
“Sentinel Events:” Learning From Mistakes/Errors
A bright light for Police — Sentinel Events. Listen to an audio presentation of the topic by NIJ Fellow … More
Why Won’t Police Learn From Their Mistakes?
The first week in August I posted a blog suggesting that the arrest by Madison police of a young woman … More