“Unless we significantly reduce this rate (a yearly average of 1,000 citizen deaths by police), we will do little to … More
Tag: peer intervention
Can’t You Hear Us?
“It’s time we stop / Hey, what’s that sound? / Everybody look know what’s going down…” Steven Stills and Buffalo … More
Police Leaders: Please Answer This Request! “Stop Killing Us!”
One of the most important aspects of Community-Oriented Policing is to develop the simple art of listening — not just, … More
Oh, Minneapolis, What’s Become of You?
“Let me put this bluntly. There is no love there. The officers present did not love one another for if … More
Tell Me Again: What’s Your Job?
When a few police officers continue to make poor decisions regarding the people they have sworn to serve some questions … More
A Blue Manifesto
Seeking a New Direction (Once Again) “You may choose to look the other way, but you can never say again … More
Why Today’s Cops Need to Know What Other Cops Have Learned
Now in my 80th year, I have tried to off-load the accumulated burdens of police-related matters. It has not been easy … More
Land O’Goshen! Here’s What I’ve Been Saying!
I am trying to move away from having to maintain this blog. But things keep on happening that need someone … 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
Will Body Cams Make Police Better?
Body cams aren’t going to make cops better, but college degrees and higher standards will Hiring well-educated officers and teaching … More