Knife Attack, Taser Deployment, Officer Stabbed

Knife Attack, Taser Deployment, Officer Stabbed

On September 5th Chicago Police officers responded to a stabbing call in a park at approximately 1:40 a.m. Upon arrival, three officers, one of whom was a female sergeant, came upon a 34-year-old man holding a large butcher-type knife. Officers were wearing body cameras that ...
Due Process or Mob Rule?

Due Process or Mob Rule?

I’m a real emotional guy. My wife says I live in “full color” with my heart and every other passion on both sleeves. My opinions are shared easily with those I’m close to and they often make it into my columns and books. I’ve been asked by loved ones how I—someone so quick to ...
9/11: Have We Forgotten the Sacrifice?

9/11: Have We Forgotten the Sacrifice?

At around noon on 9/11 - the actual 9/11/2001- our homicide task force was called out for a murder that just occurred.  As the Investigations Commander I was apprised of the situation while driving to what would be the command post at the West Chicago, Il PD.  Besides the ...
Does the NBA Really Want Change or Just a Day Off?

Does the NBA Really Want Change or Just a Day Off?

The Milwaukee Bucks of the NBA decided to boycott their playoff game against the Orlando Magic last week in protest of the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a black man shot by a white officer in Kenosha, Wis. three days before. “Some things are bigger than basketball.” said Alex ...
When Legislators Endorse the Breaking of Laws

When Legislators Endorse the Breaking of Laws

Legislators in both the state and federal governments exist to represent the people. In theory, they hold these positions to pass laws and protect the tenets of the Constitution. The legal decrees they envision, propose, debate, and enact should only become laws if they benefit ...

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