Are We the Enemy?

Are We the Enemy?

In previous Calibre Press articles I asked some questions. First: Where's the outrage? Second: What happens when the police stop doing their jobs? What happens when the police stop doing their job is rhetorical, but the outrage question is not. I am still awaiting an answer to that ...
What’s Missing: The Truth

What’s Missing: The Truth

It's palpable. But where did this hate for law enforcement come from? Who is responsible? Our Leaders I know that the media and pundits will never ever take responsibility for fanning the flames. Nor will the politicians, who often say unethical, reprehensible, and wildly dangerous ...
To Those Who Feel My Life Does Not Matter

To Those Who Feel My Life Does Not Matter

Over the last 12 years in law enforcement, one thing has become abundantly clear: My life does not matter. Every once in a while someone will thank me for my service, but that is few and far between. When I am home with my family I am important and needed, but as soon as I put on ...
When Facts Don’t Matter, Neither Can Justice

When Facts Don’t Matter, Neither Can Justice

When a crime is allegedly committed, an investigation ensues. That's how it's supposed to work. And when that crime is of a serious nature, details are of the essence. Emotion, from an investigator’s point of view, doesn't matter. Facts matter. When a police officer shoots and ...