Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Cops’ Privacy Overriding Lower Court

By Stephen Owsinski The following case stemming from an officer-involved shooting resulting in the death of a man assailing Tallahassee police officers harkens back to the Ferguson, Missouri case involving then-police Officer Darren Wilson who shot and killed attacker Michael Brown in a case of crimes against justice. In the aftermath broadcast globally, Officer Wilson Read More >

Cops Become the “Bad Guys” When People Don’t Understand the Reasons Behind Police Actions

By Steve Pomper We’ve been hearing disconcerting stories this past year about how poorly this pandemic has people treating one another in certain situations. This leads directly to another serious problem. Governments and private institutions setting up law enforcement officers as the bad guys. I’ve long opposed governments passing unnecessary laws that put cops in the Read More >

Small Agencies Deserve Respect

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. There are nearly 19,000 law enforcement agencies in the United States employing an estimated 700,000 police officers. Exact numbers fluctuate as new agencies are added and others dissolve. There are many part time and reserve officers, as well as correctional officers who are sometimes counted as certified peace officers Read More >

‘BadgeWives’ and ‘Portraits on Patrol’ Focus on Police Heroes and Family of Fallen Deputy

By Stephen Owsinski Sometimes it does take a village, and the family of recently fallen Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Michael Magli mourning his tragic line-of-duty death (LODD) will feel the heartfelt embrace of folks whose behind-the-scenes efforts are nothing shy of poignant and altruistic, thanks to a self-explanatory group called BadgeWives…”The Family Behind the Read More >

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