3 Deadly Falsehoods Gaining Steam

3 Deadly Falsehoods Gaining Steam

The unchecked—and almost totally uncontested by the media—anti-police sentiment has reached a fever pitch. Every time I think it has hit its peak, I’m proved wrong. As of now, there doesn’t even have to be proof that a police shooting event was illicit or unlawful. Police shoot ...
The Truth about Violence

The Truth about Violence

As I watch the senseless violence unfold in Milwaukee I think to myself, “We’re screwed!” No matter what we do we, the police, are critiqued, criticized, abused, demonized, assaulted, and even killed. For the most part mainstream media refuses to support the police and they seize ...
Congrats, Rookie!

Congrats, Rookie!

This article is for the rookies. Congratulations! You’ve made it past swearing-in day. The academy is behind you, the hiring process is completed and you’ve atoned for all of the sins of your past life in the background checks. The chief handed you a shiny new badge, carrying with it ...
Community Starts at Home

Community Starts at Home

There's a lot of discussion these days about the need to develop, grow and maintain relationships with “The Community.” By community we usually refer to the people who live and work in the cities, towns, villages and counties where we police. Within each city, town and county there ...