Lying Is Like Drunk Driving

Lying Is Like Drunk Driving “A lie may take care of the present, but it has no future” Sometimes lying makes our lives easier. If you want the day off, just call in sick. If your boss asks if you’ve finished a report, say you left it at home. And if an irate customer calls, just make up a good … Read More

Behind the Badge

A recent study by the Pew Research Center tackles the issue of race relations in policing, and how recent high-profile fatal shootings have effected how police officers view their jobs. This study is a must-read for all police officers!

WORTH READING: La Mesa Police Officer Shown Body Slamming Teenage Girl In Facebook Video Is Reassigned

La Mesa Police Officer Shown Body Slamming Teenage Girl In Facebook Video Is Reassigned Monday, January 22, 2018 By City News Service, Matthew Bowler, Megan Burks A La Mesa police officer will no longer patrol schools after cell phone video captured him slamming a 17-year-old girl to the ground at Helix Charter High School Friday. The officer is not being disciplined as the department investigates his … Read More

WORTH READING: Conversing with Cops

by David Couper “Today’s police need to be in conversation with their harshest critics — it’s called Community Oriented Policing.” Last week I posted a piece on an attitude I see in policing. It isn’t something new — and that’s what worries me, it’s something that exists from my early days on the beat and persists today. I was recently … Read More

Editorial: New use-of-force guidelines for Chicago cops

by Editorial Board The Chicago Police Department has had plenty of bad days in recent years, but few as dismal as Jan. 13. That was when the U.S. Department of Justice published a report blistering the department for excessive reliance on force, “systemic deficiencies in training and accountability” and a code of silence that protects bad cops. The only good … Read More

Detroit police board says consent decrees should stay

by Ann Zaniewski , Detroit Free Press The Detroit Board of Police Commissioners is urging U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to keep consent decrees, a court-enforced tool used to overhaul problem-plagued police departments.

Oath of Honor

Oath of Honor. On my honor, I will never betray my badge, my integrity, my character or the public trust. I will 

Policing Matters

Our souls are not hungry for fame, comfort, wealth, or power.  Our souls are hungry for meaning,