Cops Everywhere Do Whatever It Takes to Keep Kids Safe

Cops Everywhere Do Whatever It Takes to Keep Kids Safe

By Stephen Owsinski It should come as no surprise that cops everywhere join respective police forces to ensure community safety and meet needs of citizens. It is especially noted when cops handle traditional police work otherwise categorized as crime-fighting while pivoting to many other matters such as school safety or cancer fundraising or similar humanitarian Read more »

That Thin Blue Line – What Does It Really Mean?

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. The story dates from the middle ages that a particular blue clothing dye from the town of Coventry, England was of such high quality that it remained true blue and did not fade. Blue has since come to represent loyalty and fidelity. Another British phrase is associated with colors Read more »

Cops Cannot Fix America’s Law Enforcement Crisis, Only Voters Can

By Steve Pomper  I normally prefer to be specific and provide individual’s and organizations’ names and several links to more information. However, rather than naming specific people and organizations, I will be more nebulous to better represent that this issue of officer flight affects more agencies and officers than those that continually appear in national stories. Read more »

Holistic Health for Law Enforcement

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. Recent surveys of police officers are showing, to no one’s surprise, that stress and anxiety are hitting historic highs for our nation’s police officers. While many police leaders are taking steps to provide support for their public servants, there is no end to the challenges facing those under the Read more »

Cops Get Down and Dirty…on Behalf of Citizens in Need

By Stephen Owsinski With all the baseless onslaught against cops nowadays, we are seeing a planet-load of examples of excellent police service countering the avalanche of naysayers who myopically view law enforcement in unfavorable terms. Anything from mowing overgrown lawns for shut-ins to changing flat tires of motorists stranded on highways to picking up and Read more »

Suspect Sets Patrol Car Ablaze with Cop Inside

By Steve Pomper  It would be a surprise in most places, a suspect setting a police car on fire with a police officer inside it. But not when it happens in the virtually lawless city of Seattle. I take violence perpetrated against any cops seriously. But, having driven in a patrol car for more than a Read more »