In aviation, an accident chain usually ends with one or more people dead in a twisted mass of burning metal, investigators conducting a lengthy and expensive inquiry, and mourners lashing out at those responsible for a series of fatal mistakes... Sound familiar?
August 7, 2020
Police Union spokesman Champion says Mayor Bottoms is part of the morale problem. "They're just fed up. I mean, their mayor has come out and said everything that they used to do with use of force is not valid—'Don't do it'—so I don't know how we defend ourselves when people want to fight us," he said.
June 18, 2020
Amid the "social distancing" orders issued by various state governors and local authorities, police officer funerals have changed dramatically.
May 22, 2020
Accept the fact that a suicide-by-cop incident could happen to you on any call on every shift you work.
May 1, 2020
There are countless acts of kindness being performed by officers across the country who are going well above and beyond their call of duty to assist people who are in need.
April 24, 2020
This is going to get worse—far, far worse—before it's going to get better, but contrary to what many in the mainstream media would have you believe, the world is not ending. We are going to get through this—the question is, "When?"
April 10, 2020
One respondent wrote: "All personal protective equipment is in limited to no supply. We are taking public donations to keep our officers in gloves and sanitizer. We are purchasing PPE from Ebay to meet our immediate needs."
March 31, 2020
Hundreds of police officers have been exposed to the disease, with nearly 200 reported cases in Washington state alone. Here are some thoughts on how police officers can keep safe amid this current pandemic crisis.
March 27, 2020
How will officers who are symptomatic of the coronavirus now be able to substantiate its impact on their health in the future?
March 23, 2020
An increasing number of officers—at least two dozen in Washington, another two dozen in California, and several more in other states—have been ordered into quarantine.
March 20, 2020
Here are a few thoughts I've collected over the years of knowing a great many retired officers who are incredibly happy and successful after they've shelved the uniform, returned to civilian ranks, and done amazing things as "regular people" after leaving active-duty.
March 13, 2020
The Coronavirus is presently not a substantial threat to American law enforcement but its emergence into the national narrative provides an opportunity to remember that other threats pose a significant danger, and to recall that some simple steps can prevent succumbing to infectious disease.
March 6, 2020
Cops have a truly unique opportunity to be the lighthouse that guides little ships—our children—giving them immediate safety, guiding them to future security, and finding them safe harbor.
February 28, 2020
Bail reform in its current form is not a sustainable solution, just as the previous system was bound to collapse under its own weight.
February 21, 2020
The debate on "militarization" of American law enforcement has deep history. However, the discussion should now turn to the future of public safety in the United States.
February 14, 2020