Hard-Hitting Reporting? Or a Hit-Job?

Hard-Hitting Reporting? Or a Hit-Job?

The New York Times recent article “The Disproportionate Risks of Driving While Black” is either a highly important, 5,700-word indictment of a corrupt and racist police department or it's an irresponsible and scurrilous accusation against an entire department, plastered on the front ...
VIDEO: Once Again, Proof that Words Matter!

VIDEO: Once Again, Proof that Words Matter!

The video below is on YouTube under the title: “Kid beaten and arrested all for a grinder.” As I’ve mentioned in many other articles: Words matter! They are used for a reason, and too often when it comes to portraying cops they are designed to place blame. Your personal ...
So You Think You Want To Be A Dog Handler?

So You Think You Want To Be A Dog Handler?

Recently I was asked to write an article about being a K-9 handler and the experience gave me pause. I've written articles in the past, but it had been a few years. After participating in a couple decades of training and education I had to ask myself: What do I have to offer? Sure, I ...
DASHCAM: Fatal Shooting through Window

DASHCAM: Fatal Shooting through Window

[Publisher's Note: The shooting takes place off-camera, at around the 4:45. It's worth noting that the dashcam, and likely any bodycams worn, would not have captured the event because of the angles involved. Also: For those of you trying to view this video on a mobile device, the ...