The Danger of Ground Fights

The Danger of Ground Fights

With the surging popularity of mixed martial arts fighting (MMA), Americans are increasingly familiar with ground fighting. It’s the bread and butter of many former and current champs of that sport. Sport, however, is the operative word. In a real-world fight, being on the ground—and ...
Mental Health Break

Mental Health Break

By anyone’s standards these are tough times to be cop. We’re getting more stink eyes and middle fingers from people in the community than at any other time in recent memory. Just the other night I got a text message from a frustrated colleague who asked, “Why should I continue doing ...

Audio: San Jose Fatal Officer Shooting

San Jose police officer Michael Johnson was shot and killed Tuesday evening. It began with a call about a suicidal man and ended when police used explosivesand a robot to breach the suspect's apartment, but found him dead. Prayers and thoughts to Officer Johnson's loved ...
Video: Officer Shot in Head

Video: Officer Shot in Head

Sioux City Police Officer Kevin McCormick was shot in the head during a traffic stop in the 1300 block of West Fourth Street. He survived and returned to duty later that year. The shooter, Jamal Dean, was arrested days later in Texas near the U.S-Mexico border. The video ...