The Power of Thinking Small

The Power of Thinking Small

A few months ago I listened to retired Ohio State Highway Patrol Captain Bob Welsh discuss the phenomenon known as “the butterfly effect.” The butterfly effect in essence posits that when a butterfly flaps its wings in one part of the world, the ripple effect can cause a hurricane on ...
Dear Seattle Seahawks,

Dear Seattle Seahawks,

[Publisher's Note: We received the following letter from a Seattle-area officer, written in response to the controversy surrounding Michael Bennett's detention in Las Vegas after a suspected active shooter incident. Football--like everything else it seems--has of recent become rife ...
Protecting & Serving Protesters

Protecting & Serving Protesters

One of the freedoms we enjoy in the United States is the right to speak our minds and protest without fear of retaliation. For years I’ve participated and watched law enforcement officers attempt to protect these rights by maintaining control and keeping everyone safe at protests and ...
Our 3D Printed Future

Our 3D Printed Future

In this installment on technology, crime, and DIY weapons, we'll examine the status of "3D printed" guns. In my own research, I found that the criminal implications are still largely over-hyped. However, 3D printed guns are improving, and they will eventually appeal for crime under ...