Cops Should Wear Cameras, & So Should Politicians

Cops Should Wear Cameras, & So Should Politicians

Don’t let the title mislead you. I wish to assure you: I’m 100% for bodycams on cops. All in. Highly recommend them. Calibre Press even offers a class that addresses living in a world where everything is recorded. We talk about the pros and cons, advantages and disadvantages of ...
A Better Way: Ridding Help of Stigma

A Better Way: Ridding Help of Stigma

We know the number of law enforcement suicides is extremely high compared to other professions. The precise numbers, however, are hard to prove. Current statistics show a rate of 18 per 100,000 police officers and 39 of 100,000 corrections officers are committing suicide. (For ...
Violence in the Blink of an Eye

Violence in the Blink of an Eye

On December 22, 2015, Ludlow, Ky., Police Officer Sam Hodge made a traffic stop on Charles Reynolds, 61. When Hodge activated his lights to make the initial stop Reynolds refused to pull over. Minutes later he did pull into the lot of a local grocery store. Officer Hodge approached ...
Let’s Be Firefighters!

Let’s Be Firefighters!

In the first two months of this year the homicide rate has more than doubled in the City of Chicago, with 102 being reported through the end of February. The Chicago Tribune said it is “the deadliest start to a year in the city in nearly two decades (1997).” In an article on March ...

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