Dear Chief/Sheriff,

Dear Chief/Sheriff,

Dear Chief/Sheriff: You’re going to get fired. I know, this isn’t the letter you were hoping for today. But please, keep reading, because I do have some good news. But, first, bear with me while I tell you a little bit about the world right now. In Dec., 2013, Target got ...
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 ...