Public Safety Professionals: Holding Each Other Up Through Unspeakable Trauma

By Stephen Owsinski It never ceases to amaze how cops and public safety professionals are not only fashioned to mitigate and survive the most grotesque circumstances on the planet but also to hold each other up to maintain vigilance in service to the community and its citizens. One of the latest examples of this is Read More >

The National Police Association Files Amicus Brief in Support of Family of Slain Deputy in Understaffing Lawsuit

The National Police Association (NPA) has filed a friend of the court brief in support of a lawsuit filed by the family of Deputy Daniel McCartney, who was fatally shot while responding to a call. Deputy McCartney, 34, was shot in the line of duty on January 7, 2018, while responding to a home invasion Read More >

Revolving Door of the Criminal Justice System Imperils Police and Citizens

By Stephen Owsinski The criminal justice system has some weak links, and the police component is not one of them. The ongoing lunacy regarding liberal enclaves and their district attorneys and/or judges handing out go-free keys to bona fide criminals’ zero intent on going straight pervades communities, imperils police who keep repeating the cycle of Read More >

Exodus of Cops from Anti-Police Locales Benefits Pro-Police States

By Stephen Owsinski With decaying environments exacerbated by anti-police politicians and totalitarian-like governance closeting cops like mere brooms, and the constant barrage of denigration infiltrating every cell of a police officer’s being, the extent to which we feel so compelled to take a grand leap of faith in starting over, far away from the malignancy Read More >

Did We Forget About School Safety?

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. Before COVID the public outcry for school safety developed closer working relationships with law enforcement agencies. Among those responses was expanding police presence in schools to act as a deterrent, first response, and behavioral intervention to reduce the occurrences of school violence. Now headlines continue to report the canceling Read More >

The New McCarthyism: A Domestic Terrorist Behind Every Badge?

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. President Biden advocates a federal domestic terrorism law. Given that the Constitution guarantees not only free speech but free association, even the ACLU is skeptical that the government can keep from repeating past mistakes in criminalizing political and religious activity. Although concerns about radicalization through social media and hate Read More >

Biden Following the Obama Model of Being Bad for Cops

By Steve Pomper  President Donald Trump often showered accolades on America’s men and women in uniform. Many appreciated that sentiment coming from the highest office in the land. It was a change from President Obama’s persistent hostility toward cops. Joe Biden made it clear during a recent CNN town hall that he will be following President Read More >

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