“We will not have a trusted police until the standard for using deadly force by police is raised to that … More
An Alaskan Village Where Every Cop Has Been Convicted of Domestic Violence
Dozens of convicted criminals have been hired as cops in Alaska communities. Often, they are the only applicants. In Stebbins, … More
Officer, Are You World-Class? Is Your Department?
Pursuing excellence, or being the best you can be, should be something every police officer should aspire. Being a representative … More
How Should Effectiveness Be Measured?
“A Nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but it’s lowest ones” ― Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to … More
Look Back In Order to Go Forward!
Revisiting Standards on the Urban Police Function The President has called together a “21st Century Police … More
Why Police Matter
MAYBE FIFTY YEARS WASN’T ENOUGH. It’s been that long since the day a shiny badge was first pinned on my … More
Is There a Standard of Interaction Regarding Police?
We live in a nation of big values and big ideas. Our Constitution proclaims certain rights to be inalienable … More