Virginia Senate Reducing Protections for the Commonwealth’s Police Officers

By Steve Pomper    Today, cops are not only being routinely physically assaulted by criminals but also legislatively assaulted by their political leaders who are supposed to support law enforcement and condemn criminality. In Richmond, on August 27, 2020, the Virginia Senate voted to downgrade some assaults on police officers from a felony to a misdemeanor. Read More >

Are some kids’ classrooms subversive and heavy on anti-police rhetoric?

By Stephen Owsinski Indeed, the notion of some of America’s classrooms with teachers polluting our kids’ minds with poisonous indoctrinations is cause for concern, and some teachers in Los Angeles took it to all new heights by advertising anti-law enforcement messaging. The example we are exploring flings principles of ethics in the incinerator and offers Read More >

New school year is business as usual for cops fulfilling student needs and safeguards

Evans Colorado PD School Supplies Drive

By Stephen Owsinski One of the rituals for law enforcement agencies across the country is the annual provisions of school-related supplies for students. Although it is a traditional role for parents to equip their youngsters with everything needed for a successful academic experience, sometimes the list is long and hardships preclude moms, dads and guardians Read More >

The War on Warrior Training for Police: A Conversation with Lt. Col. Dave Grossman

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. Minnesota law now reads “Sec. 14. [626.8434] WARRIOR-STYLE TRAINING PROHIBITED. Subdivision 1. Definition. For purposes of this section, “warrior-style training” means training for peace officers that dehumanizes people or encourages aggressive conduct by peace officers during encounters with others in a manner that deemphasizes the value of human life or Read More >

Positive police voices among an increasingly battered profession: Remember your ‘Why’

By Stephen Owsinski The American law enforcement institution is chronically under attack, especially lately, with snarling barks to defund and downsize police forces with the swift stroke of a political pen. But it is not necessarily stratified. Many police agencies are laying off cops and close to shuttering police precincts while other law enforcement entities Read More >

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