Headaches in Miami

Headaches in Miami

I recently wrote an article titled Us vs. Them. It resulted in a number of comments and emails. The premise of the piece was that most of the divide in 2018 between the police and the public can be blamed on the media, pundits, and politicians. Needless to say this provoked some ...
Why I (B)Linked Out

Why I (B)Linked Out

Catchy title huh? Caught your attention, right? Okay. Rest easy. There is nothing nefarious here. I am not going through any sort of crisis. There is no turmoil. It is merely a play on words.  In fact, I could have titled this article, “The Dangers of Social Media and the Long and ...
BODYCAM: Mayor’s Son Abuses Cop

BODYCAM: Mayor’s Son Abuses Cop

From Newsweek:  Aurora, Colorado, police are investigating after camera footage that showed Denver Mayor Michael Hancock's son cursing out an Aurora Police officer and threatening to get him fired during a traffic was leaked to a local news outlet.  "My dad's the mayor, you f****** ...
Either Way, We’re Wrong

Either Way, We’re Wrong

Last August the Seattle police received a call from security at a local REI retail store. The caller reported that a man had just stolen an ice ax and physically threatened a female employee with the deadly weapon. Responding officers found the man, later identified as James Smith, ...
VIDEO: Three Angles from a Deadly OIS

VIDEO: Three Angles from a Deadly OIS

From the Courier-Journal.com: A robbery suspect was shot and killed by Louisville Metro Police in Portland on Tuesday after the man robbed a store nearby, Chief Steve Conrad said. The department was notified of a robbery of a Metro PCS in the 2600 block of W. Market Street around ...