When I took the Madison job in 1972, I felt that I had a clear mandate from the police commission … More
Chief Cameron McLay’s Speech at the DNC
“There are many more police leaders like me, who are committed to improving the integrity of our systems, but we … More
We Move Forward Each Day
Pittsburgh chief, Cam McLay stands up, speaks out, and commits to change at an important community meeting. Several hundred people … More
Points of Light
In this weblog I have tried to set the stage for things necessary to build and maintain a democratic police. … More
First Steps Forward: Repairing Broken Trust
I don’t know how many police chiefs across the country are openly communicating with their communities of color but they … More
What Should Police Do and Be?
Hear my interview on policing yesterday with Lynn Cullen. Lynn is an American liberal radio talk show host in Pittsburgh, … More
“Improving Police” is the work of David Couper, former chief of police in Madison, Wisconsin for over 20 years. It has always been his dream to see police become major players in assuring fairness and justice in our society.