BODYCAM: Fatal OIS in Chicago

BODYCAM: Fatal OIS in Chicago

From wgntv.com:  Bodycam video released Friday night shows a fatal shooting involving a Chicago police officer. COPA, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability, released the video for transparency reasons from a fatal police involved shooting at the end of November. Officers ...
Art & Literature in Police Academies?

Art & Literature in Police Academies?

Some authors and publications have argued recently against police receiving and using equipment, training, and tactics similar to the military (the so-called “militarization of the police”). Like most cops, I disagree with this characterization. I present as evidence situations like ...
Focus on the Receiver

Focus on the Receiver

No, this isn’t a manual for quarterback prospects. Besides, I kicked in high school—what do I know about passing? This article is about communications and the message the sender is trying to convey to the receiver. You may have heard some of this before, but it’s worth repeating. In ...