The three most pressing problems police currently face are restoring trust, implementing reform, and improving police officer safety and wellness. … More
What a Police Chief Deeply Learned During Her Career
Chuck Wexler, Executive Director of the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) does a great interview with Tempe, AZ Police Chief … More
The End of My Dream?
No matter what happens in November, no matter who becomes our nation’s leader, the reform and improvement of policing in … More
Do You Quarterback With Your Community?
“Do something completely outside the box. Convene a meeting at police headquarters. Invite people from outside your agency…” Chuck Wexlter, … More
The Good Cop
[The following is an essay from a long-time friend and colleague, Chuck Wexler, Executive Director of the Police Executive Research … More
Raise the Standard: Save Lives, Build Trust
“We will not have a trusted police until the standard for using deadly force by police is raised to that … More
Officer, What Have You Read?
I am often asked the following question: “Do you know of any advice that has been written for first-time or … More
To the North: Another Necessary Apology
‘Far too many times, we have failed you’: Halifax police chief issues historic apology for racial profiling “Rockmen Parris stood … More
Has Use of Deadly Force by Police Changed? A Post-Ferguson Report
“I see no evidence of a seismic shift in accountability among the 18,000 state and local law enforcement agencies scattered … More
Stuck in the Trap: A Way Out
What is the trap?… It is the lack of academic preparation, the inability to learn from experience and research. It … More