The Myth of Hands Up/Don’t Shoot

The Myth of Hands Up/Don’t Shoot

For the last two months immediately after the pledge of allegiance we have been showing a video at our Street Survival Seminars. The video is of a “protest” in San Francisco. Rest assured, it’s brutal. Over the five minute piece you see and hear absolute abuse being shouted at ...
LAPD Skid Row Shooting

LAPD Skid Row Shooting

“LAPD shoots homeless man!” The video went viral. Opinions and solutions to the obvious problem of police shooting poor homeless people were offered by everyone. “Body cameras! That would stop these types of senseless killings.” “Body Cameras” is once again the rallying cry by ...
The End of Legacy?

The End of Legacy?

Wow. That’s my response to the results of our survey that asked this question of law enforcement officers: Would you recommend law enforcement as a profession to a son or daughter? Over 3,400 officers responded and a whopping 81% said that they would not! Again—wow! In no way did ...
Law Enforcement & Legacy

Law Enforcement & Legacy

I have six kids and none are in law enforcement, at least not yet. Each have taken separate paths from private business and broadcasting to nursing and social work. They all went through points of their respective lives where they tried to figure out a path—a passion—that would ...
Dear Radley Balko: Being a Blogger is Hard

Dear Radley Balko: Being a Blogger is Hard

“Once again: police work is not getting more dangerous.” That’s the title of an article by blogger Radley Balko of the Washington Post from back in Oct. 2014. It's making the rounds again. I’m assuming based on his past articles that he isn’t a big fan of law enforcement. He cites ...

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