The Mindful Officer: The Mind-Body

The Mindful Officer: The Mind-Body

We have been taught from the earliest to make every effort to avoid, deny, and even escape any feelings or emotions that we label as unpleasant. Modern conveniences make this easier—smartphones, intoxicants, food and drink, earbuds, entertainment, etc.—and some of us get very good at ...
Honoring the Dead by Training the Living

Honoring the Dead by Training the Living

Below 100 owes its existence to a group of law enforcement trainers who realized that, with regard to line-of-duty deaths, it was time to say, “Enough is enough.” Too many of these deaths, they saw, were tragically preventable. More than six years later, our mission continues. ...
VIDEO: Lubbock Police Fire on Fleeing Vehicle

VIDEO: Lubbock Police Fire on Fleeing Vehicle

From kcbd.com: 32-year-old Carlos Martinez is now in custody, facing three charges of aggravated assault on a peace officer, after police say he hit three LPD officers with his vehicle. The incident started at the Del Estrado Apartments in the 3200 block of 62nd Street around ...
Black Magic & Narco Saints

Black Magic & Narco Saints

In February, 2017, police in Texas discovered the body of a 15-year-old girl who was kidnapped and then murdered because she had insulted her captor’s satanic shrine. Her captors had tattooed what was described as a “Grim Reaper” from her knee to her ankle prior to murdering her. The ...
Law Enforcement & Research: A Powerful Combo

Law Enforcement & Research: A Powerful Combo

[Publisher's Note: A while back I published "Calling All Academics!", lamenting the frequency with which academics and media talk about law enforcement without speaking to actual police officers. Here's a game response from a man who has been on both sides of the equation.] This ...