William Bratton is taking over the helm of the NYPD, what should be his top priority?
Maybe I'm throwing in the towel, giving up the ghost, acknowledging defeat—but by God I'm hoping to help cultivate some good BSers here.
Cops like to see themselves as straight shooters—literally and figuratively. Well, they just may have to start appealing to their more diplomatic side.
An "ambush" alarm brought West St. Paul officers to a credit union where they discovered a robbery in progress.
Between clueless coworkers, astute criminals, damnable fate, and our own inattention, we can turn a winning hand into a losing one.
The Rodney King incident still colors how the public views the use of batons. For that reason and others, some officers are reluctant to use the tool.
Just another run-down of things on the law enforcement radar that have been on my addled mind as of late, that while individually not warranting an entire column collectively could prove momentous for the world.
Walt had always enjoyed the reputation of being a man’s man, an individual of independent thought who was never shy to offer his opinion. It was one of the things that I respected about him.
The red dot of the suspect's laser sights pinballed back and forth between the Crown Vic and Hernandez.
Maybe you like to see yourself as a one-man crime task force. The truth is you're probably not an expert in kicking down doors, lifting prints, AND running media interference. Leave such stuff for the pros.
For those in law enforcement, the question becomes one of: How does all of this economic gloom affect me? To address this question, POLICE decided to look at five of the biggest economic threats facing law enforcement.
You would think that the average cop would know that he doesn’t have to get punched prior to using force. But having seen my fair share of patrol cops who got coldcocked and were laid out on the asphalt when the warning signs were in bold-capped Helvetica-font neon, I wonder.
Weber fixated on the short barrel of Johnson's shotgun, mentally committing himself to fire his Glock if Johnson elevated the weapon to a certain level.
So NINETY-NINE+ percent of emergency room doctors polled think we use excessive force? Let's hear it for the less than one-percenters!
There are things that, while perhaps worthy of a mention, don’t warrant a whole column. And so I decided to make a column out of several of them.
This is my first murder, the first of many I will roll on throughout my career. Back at home, only exhaustion lets me get some sleep before reporting back to work later that day.
Whenever we hear a well-called pursuit, we are in awe of it. We know that it's a damn difficult thing to accomplish.
Kennedy could see something was wrong. Molander gave her a "we've got a liar" smirk, and she knew that anytime a passenger started playing a felon's game of Truth or Consequences, there's usually a reason.
Perhaps nowhere in contemporary American society does the question of the right tool for the right job come into play more often than in matters of police use of force.