There is Another Way Here we go again. This time it’s Kenosha in my home state. No, police should not … More
What Have We Learned Since Ferguson?
The shooting in Ferguson in August, 2014, when a young black man was killed by a white police officer and … More
Is Police Use of Deadly Force a Problem? It Is If Happens to Your Son!
I recently received this letter from Sarah Fitch in response to one of my posts regarding the need to better … More
Another All-Too-Familiar Occurrence
On November 14, 2017, CNN reported the following concerning another police-involved shooting: “As a community grieves and a family has … More
“The police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile last year, belongs not only to the small percentage of officers who … More
This is Awful — It Cannot Be Lawful!
“State and local investigators concluded the former cop used ‘justified and reasonable’ force.” Shall we talk? If this is … More
An Interview Every Police Officer Needs to Hear
The video interview all police need to see was conducted by one of my colleagues at UW-Platteville, Dr. Patrick Solar. Pat is … More
Things Recently Learned About Policing
This week, decades after I had served as a chief of police, I served on a panel consisting of representatives … More
Top Posts Last Week
TOP POSTS (from the past week) Rethinking Center-Mass Shooting Why Police Matter Making Choices: The Moral Aspects of Policing Principles … More
Rethinking Center-Mass Shooting
Police need to rethink their training and align it more closely with what a great number of citizens are asking … More