What Is Cynicism?

What Is Cynicism?

Developing and maintaining a cynical attitude toward life, but particularly about other people, might just be the signature hallmark of police culture. Cynical cops are usually given a certain amount of “cred” within the department. It’s supported. But outside the walls of the police ...
You Quit, They Win

You Quit, They Win

They are loud, angry, hateful and accusatory. They throw rocks, bottles, punches and insults. They protest, riot, loot and burn all in the name of ‘justice’. They call you pigs, racist, thugs, bullies and murderers. They accuse you of misapplying the law. They attack you, resist ...
How Many do We Kill?

How Many do We Kill?

I’ve been writing national columns for almost ten years. This year I’ll write around 50 of them. I’ve been interviewed by many news organizations and asked my opinions. I try to stay on top of current events and for the last year current events haven't been kind to my chosen ...
Officers Rescue Man Setting Himself On Fire

Officers Rescue Man Setting Himself On Fire

Officers were trying to talk to a driver around 2 a.m. at the Stassney Food Mart. When officers tried to get closer to him, he jumped back in his car and said, “I think I’m going to set the car on fire,” according to APD dash camera video. A few seconds later, a loud pop is heard and ...