Some Questions and a Need for Research This [isn’t] intended to be a comprehensive examination of crime and the pandemic. … More
Tag: Police Executive Research Forum
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
Gun Control = Officer Safety
It didn’t take me very long at the beginning of my police career to see that handguns, easily concealed, were … More
Are 2-3 Deaths a Day Too Many?
Each day, my “Google alerts” inform me of two or three officer involved shootings (OIS). That adds up to approximately … More
Courage comes from the Latin “cor” for heart. When we encourage (which is a very important practice of effective leaders) we … More
Chief, How Do You Lead Your Values?
The following post has been written by a dear friend whose relationship with me touches back to the late … More
Improving Police Use of Deadly Force
The Police Executive Research Forum (PERF), of which I was an early member nearly 40 years ago has issued a … More
Report From the Chicago PERF Meeting
Last week I posted a suggested agenda for police leaders belonging to PERF when they gathered in Chicago on Monday. … More
Chicago PERF Meeting: A Suggested Agenda
I am afraid that since my “Open Letter” to you earlier this week another elephant has appeared. We now have … More
An Open Letter to Members of the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF)
The Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) will be hosting a meeting next week (September 16-17) in Chicago titled, “Defining Moments … More