Hero Citizens: Man Gives Charlotte Police Hugs Not Hate, Another Intervenes to Assure Peace During Citizen Protest

Hugs Rather Than Hate; Peacefulness Not Violence In the midst of a sometimes violent protest of the police shooting of  Ken Nwadike, an African American man wearing a “Free Hugs” shirt and is with a group that travels to cities during unrest, WSOC TV reports. Amidst the demonstrations and marches Channel 9 witnessed several people helping protesters and police officers better understand … Read More

CAN MILITARIZATION BE A GOOD THING FOR AMERICA’S POLICE?

SEPTEMBER 6, 2016 by Jason Fritz In Sangin, Afghanistan, during the fall of 2011, Marine Lieutenant Joshua Waddell identified a suspected bomb-maker while conducting surveillance operations. After obtaining permission from his battalion headquarters, Waddell ordered his men to engage the bomb-maker, wounding the suspected insurgent. As soon as the bomb-maker was hit, a group of civilians — possibly teenagers — rushed … Read More