Lessons from Brooklyn Park

Lessons from Brooklyn Park

Last week the chief of the Brooklyn Park, Minn., police department released a video from last November that shows Officer Sean Hyman in a fight for his life. The incident began as a simple loud music complaint. After initial contact with the car's occupant, 25-year-old Lance Carr, ...
VIDEO: Violent Attack on Officer [GRAPHIC]

VIDEO: Violent Attack on Officer [GRAPHIC]

A day after a jury convicted a Brooklyn Park, Minn., man in the attack of a police officer, authorities released video of the assault that was used in the investigation and trial. On Wednesday, 25-year-old Lance Carr was convicted of first-degree assault after a jury deliberated ...
Update Your Software

Update Your Software

There is a mind-boggling amount of information readily available to you pertaining to officer safety and survival. My colleague and I covered several of them in past articles and we hope they have helped some of you in one way or another—at the very least to make you think. We deeply ...
New National Standards?

New National Standards?

As I learned early on in my supervisory career from my boss Dane Cuny: “Remember there are always unintended consequences to any decision. So think them through before you make ‘em.” From Washington Post the other day: “Legislation set to be introduced to Congress on Thursday would ...