The Governor of California Needs to Hear from You

The Governor of California Needs to Hear from You

On December 3, 2011, David Leonardo was watching his girlfriend’s daughter while his girlfriend was out. Instead of caring for the toddler, he beat two-year-old Priscilla Hernandez to death. An autopsy confirmed she had been abused before. Leonardo was convicted in 2014 and was sentenced to 15 years to life for second-degree murder. However, because Read more »

The National Police Association awards a grant to the Somerset, KY Police Department’s Shepherds Watch program

  (Indianapolis) April 30, 2024 – The National Police Association announced today it has awarded the Somerset, KY Police Department a $1000.00 grant to assist with funding their Shepherds Watch program. Shepherds Watch is a contemporary crime prevention and investigation tool that utilizes the effectiveness of partnerships between police and the community. Security camera owners Read more »

More Serious Criminals Receiving More Light Sentences

(Photo: Bob Jagendorf Creative Commons) By Steve Pomper  I was an officer on one of Washington State’s first (it may have been the first) “Three Strikes law” (a 1993 voter-passed initiative) court cases. The law required that after a person is convicted for a third (qualifying) violent felony, which he was, it’s off to the hoosegow Read more »

The Criminal Calculus

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D The head of the New York State Assembly is a good example of today’s progressive crime philosophy as it progresses in the wrong direction. Carl Heastie is Speaker and is described by commentator Steve Pomper in a recent NPA article as rejecting the fundamental idea that laws can change Read more »

Praying for the Protection of Law Enforcement Heroes

By Stephen Owsinski The way our society is nowadays, with cops increasingly in the crosshairs of maniacs brazenly launching cold-blooded killings, laying hands on law enforcement officers, and persistently praying over their lives is always paramount. In the small space of a few days, several heinous murders of uniformed police officers have shaken us to Read more »