Trust Us…Or We’ll Send the Police?

Trust Us…Or We’ll Send the Police?

Ultimately, in the end, enforcing social distancing rules, falls to the cops. Governors in 42 states have declared edicts restricting constitutionally protected and inalienable rights; an edict that two months ago would have been unimaginable and unquestionably illegal.  Even ...
50 years ago today: The Newhall Tragedy

50 years ago today: The Newhall Tragedy

Visiting Sacred Ground A few years ago, I traveled to the Los Angeles area to visit my buddy, Jack Schonely, and attend his retirement party from LAPD. Jack served with LA for more than 32 years with additional prior service in a small rural sheriff’s department in ...
9 Ways to Avoid Hopelessness

9 Ways to Avoid Hopelessness

What a time. Policing is stressful enough, and now this. Cops everywhere are needing to deal with the nervous, pressurized public while simultaneously dealing with their own personal challenges that have been exacerbated by the coronavirus situation. It’s not out of the realm ...