“It’s time we stop / Hey, what’s that sound? / Everybody look know what’s going down…” Steven Stills and Buffalo … 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
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
What is the State of Your City’s Police?
I know I get impatient. And I realize these are tough times for police leaders. But isn’t it time for … More
Police Task Force Report: “Now Is the Time!”
I just received the Task Force report and find it both challenging and satisfying. “President Barack Obama said Monday … More
Who Will Speak Up?
Back in 1968, there was a revolutionary spirit within America, a grand Civil Rights Movement and growing discomfort and protest … More
What? I Thought We in America Were the Good Guys!
What? I Thought We Always Were the Good Guys! An unsettling article by Nick Cumming-Bruce of the New York Times … More