When in Doubt, Blame the Cops

When in Doubt, Blame the Cops

60 Minutes recently ran a 15-minute segment on the skyrocketing violence and astronomical number of murders over the last two years in the city of Chicago. My dad was a Chicago cop. I was born in the City, lived in it until I was seven and still reside within its suburban borders, ...
DASHCAM: A Speedy Student, a Cop, & a Tie

DASHCAM: A Speedy Student, a Cop, & a Tie

A University of Wisconsin-Stout student pulled over for speeding last month near campus was rushing to give a presentation and didn’t know how to tie his necktie. According to the Menomonie Police Department, Officer Martin Folczyk spotted the student’s BMW speeding down 8th Street ...
Character: It Makes All the Difference

Character: It Makes All the Difference

[Publisher's Note: Following is a commencement speech delivered to the most recent graduating class of the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission, but its lesson applies equally to seasoned veterans.] Congratulations! You have achieved the second major milestone in ...