Operation Gratitude – Saying “Thank You” To All Who Serve

Operation Gratitude

Operation Gratitude annually sends 200,000+ care packages filled with food, entertainment, hygiene, and handmade items, plus personal letters of appreciation to Veterans, First Responders, New Recruits,  Wounded Heroes, their Care Givers, and to individually named U.S. service members deployed overseas and their families waiting at home. Our mission is to lift the spirits and meet the evolving needs of the Military and … Read More

NYPD Watchdog Say Bratton’s ‘Broken Windows’ Hasn’t Worked

Outgoing (now gone) NYC Police Commissioner Bill Bratton vigorously disagrees . One of Bill Bratton’s signature programs (along with Comp Stat) is adoption of the :Broken Windows” strategy based on the notion that nipping bad behavior in the bud will prevent worse behavior. The theory was introduced in a 1982 article by social scientists James Q. Wilson and George L. Kellin based on … Read More

EXEMPLARY STANDARD 204. Maintaining Order & Enhancing the Quality of Life


 An important dimension of the “protect and serve” policing mission concerns the responsibility to maintain peace and public order to enhance the quality of community life. This broad mission goal encompasses the enforcement of laws designed to protect citizens from physical harm but it also encompasses a duty to assure that all citizens can enjoy their homes and public places. … Read More

Resources: Peace Officer’s Bill of Rights

PEACE OFFICERS BILL OF RIGHTS Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights Act Government Code Sections 3300-3312 3300 – Title This chapter is known and may be cited as the Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights Act. 3301 – Definition; Legislative findings and declaration For purposes of this chapter, the term public safety officer means all peace officers specified … Read More