Defunding Police Defeats Ability to Acquire De-Escalation Technology

Defunding Police Defeats Ability to Acquire De-Escalation Technology

By Stephen Owsinski One of the things largely absent from the defund the police push is necessary equipment and technology to achieve activists’ oft-cited de-escalation expectations while also preserving a semblance of safety for our nation’s law enforcement officers out there mitigating matters posed by society’s woes. Although criminals will always exist and contribute mostly Read more »

The Seattle Times Endorses a Pro-Cop Candidate for City Attorney

By Steve Pomper It’s difficult to speak of other than the negative things happening in policing and to police officers, these days. Cops are being disciplined, fired, or even threatened with prison—too often just for doing their jobs. Seattle cops are also under threat of termination if they don’t get vaccinated. But there are stories that may Read more »

Business Relies on Quality Policing

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D Dateline Portland, August 2021: “Portland business owners frustrated by vandalism, property crime as police say they lack resources” A reporter for Fox 12 news in Portland quotes a Portland Police Bureau lieutenant lamenting that PPB officers barely have time to respond to crimes against persons, and rarely have time Read more »

Community Youth Athletic Center Awarded National Police Association Grant

The National Police Association has awarded the Community Youth Athletic Center in National City, California a $1000.00 grant in support of their youth boxing and mentoring programs. CYAC strives to fulfill its mission; “Providing San Diego’s at-risk youth with a constructive alternative to self-defeating behavior through an athletic, academic and community service program.” Founded in Read more »

Nitpicky Anti-Police Nonsense Gets Cop Suspended

By Stephen Owsinski Cancel culture striking through what it doesn’t like. Finger-wagging based on nonsensical notions. Spewing hate for the sake of, well, knowing only hateful ways. Misery loves company, and we have no intention of holding hands with that fate. Speaking of hands, a cop in South Florida is now suspended for gesturing with Read more »

Bruised, not Broken

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D Every house, vehicle, and individual is in need of maintenance. To let periodic adjustments and repairs go unattended on anything is to ensure the eventual loss of its value. The same is true with democracy. What happens when our way of governing, including the primary purpose of maintaining peace Read more »