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5 Tips for Better Officer Wellness

Many officers die young from preventable disease. The steps you take to preserve your health now will prevent you from joining their ranks.

April 29, 2021

Talking About Warning Shots

Talking About Warning Shots

"If I'm not going to shoot the assailant who poses a threat of death or great bodily harm, where am I going to shoot that could be considered a 'safe direction?'"

April 28, 2021

Two Truths

Two Truths

Earlier this week, I was honored to be among a small handful of people to be selected to be one of the speakers at the Emerson Hour at ILEETA 2021.

March 26, 2021

Using a Mobile Database to Better Serve People with Special Needs
Cause and Effect: Why Attacks on Officers Appear to Be Increasing
Breaking Down Communication Silos in Multi-Disciplinary Response
The Super Bowl Could Spark a Riot

The Super Bowl Could Spark a Riot

Law enforcement agencies—local, state, and federal—are preparing for the possibility of mayhem in the streets of Tampa and Kansas City following the final whistle of Super Bowl LV this Sunday evening. Here are some thoughts on keeping everyone safe in the event of a sports riot.

February 3, 2021

Body Camera Policy and Training

Body Camera Policy and Training

Implementing a successful body-worn camera program is a lot more complex than choosing your preferred vendor and slapping those cameras on the uniforms of your officers.

January 27, 2021

Tips for Keeping the Peace This Inauguration Day

Tips for Keeping the Peace This Inauguration Day

DC is essentially a fortress full of troops this week, so it seems pretty certain that there will not be a repeat of the mayhem of Jan. 6 during the inauguration. But in other cities, security is going to be your job.

January 18, 2021

A Failure of Leadership: The Mayhem in DC

A Failure of Leadership: The Mayhem in DC

Local and federal authorities were warned that people gathering for the rally led by President Donald J. Trump might go sideways and get unruly—yet they were woefully unprepared for what unfolded.

January 13, 2021

End of Year: Seeing 2020 in Hindsight

End of Year: Seeing 2020 in Hindsight

Looking one more time at the highs and lows of the year that was… 2020 and seeing perhaps more clearly today than on those days that comprised the year.

December 31, 2020

Command, Morale, and Humor in Dark Times

Some levity would be good right around the time you send your troops off into the wilderness to fight crime, write reports, and say inappropriate things over an open microphone.

December 23, 2020

Holiday Gift Guide for Officers

Holiday Gift Guide for Officers

Here are some gift ideas ranging in price from the thrifty to the spendy for your fellow officers, the officers in your family and your hearts, and maybe for yourself.

December 16, 2020