“It’s not that the art of policing has deteriorated or regressed; no, it has been stuck and not moved forward … More
Watching and Wondering…
“Many people ask today, ‘Aren’t there other ways in which a trained police officer can respond to an emotionally disturbed … 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
A Dire Prediction
We are about to struggle with a most important decision regarding our national values and how we are going to … 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
Post Minneapolis: What’s Happening?
“There’s Something Happening Here…” [Ed. Note: I served as Chief of Police for over 20 years in Madison. I was … 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
Go, Tell it On the Mountain!
These are trying times for police in America. Is this the “tipping point” when racism is purged from our nation … More
Officer, When the Going is Tough, the Tough Get Going!
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE I know things are tough out there on the street. It’s no … More
Time to Re-imagine Your Police
I put together a short video on this important topic as many cities across America consider de-funding/eliminating their police departments. … More