“The quality of a democratic society depends on the quality of its police” – Herman Goldstein Early this year, … More
Tag: POP Center
Teaching Cops and Those Who Wanna Be
I have taught cops for most of my life. And it wasn’t any easier when I was a chief. Over … More
Officer, Have a Problem? Check the Literature!
The following comes from the Problem-Oriented Policing Center (POP) and how police, working with community activists, effectively addressed the problem … More
What If Arrest Was “Last Resort?”
WHAT IF ARREST WAS A “LAST RESORT?” As it is, police are too often trying to arrest their way out … 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.
Update on the POP Center
Steve Elbow of the Capital Times in Madison, Wisc. wrote a follow-up on what’s been happening with the recently de-funded Problem … More