One of the most important aspects of Community-Oriented Policing is to develop the simple art of listening — not just, … More
Police Shootings in Colorado: A Study
After the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson in 2015, there was a national emphasis on better policies and training … More
On Seeking a Chief of Police
“How to Rate Your Local Police A User’s Guide for Civic Leaders, Governmental Officials, Concerned Citizens, and Police“ The city … More
Immigration Enforcement: Another Reason Why We Need Smart, Moral Cops
“Mr. Attorney General, we will hold illegal border crossers as you wish, but we will NOT separate minor children from … More
Time for a New Police?
Towards the end of the 20th century, a number of us realized that if policing in America was to move … More
Some Words Don’t Come Easily
“Sorry and forgive me are difficult words. They are not easy to say. To forgive, or ask for forgiveness, is … More
What Now? What’s Next?
Since Ferguson, we have all experienced growing tension between police and citizens of color ranging from disrespectful behavior to lost lives. For … More
National Consensus of Police Use of Force?
A number of police organizations this month, led by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), endorsed a “National … More
More Facts About the Genele Laird Arrest
“By my own standards what we witnessed is not acceptable. We will continue to work, internally and community wide to … More
What Police Leadership Looks Like
Las Vegas Metro Police a Model on Use-of-Force Practices By Joe Lombardo, Sheriff of Las Vegas Metro Police Department Sunday, … More