FTOs at the Crossroads

FTOs at the Crossroads

Times are tough. That may very well be an understatement. Law enforcement culture nationwide is under attack from multiple angles. Media, social media and #hashtag activists have all rendered their opinions. Recently, a highly-paid professional football player has “demanded” that ...
Micro Training for Macro Culture

Micro Training for Macro Culture

Whether the call for change is from PERF*, PROP*, or the latest social-media-savvy critic—it's clear we must build a different training model to meet the needs of this evolving profession. Technology is driving our policing practices, laws have become increasingly complex, and the ...
Bias: Implicit, Explicit, & Illicit

Bias: Implicit, Explicit, & Illicit

Currently, we find ourselves lacking trust between segments of the black community and the police. It is a daily headline. A political issue. An agenda for many. Outside of all the noise we have a real issue that desperately needs fixing. That issue: The belief that this country’s ...
The Truth Behind Stop & Frisk

The Truth Behind Stop & Frisk

I am not an attorney. I don’t play one on TV, and this is not a legal brief.  As such, it should not be construed as legal advice. What it is, however, is a short piece intended to clear up all the hoopla surrounding the issues of “stop and frisk.” So as we approach the 53rd ...