Prematurely Reporting the Suspect Was “Unarmed”

Prematurely Reporting the Suspect Was “Unarmed”

By Steve Pomper    Police officer arrests man in Baltimore (Keith Allison, CC 2.0) Enough! What is it with media’s and cop critics’ careless (malicious) reporting about police officers compelled to use lethal force on “unarmed” suspects? Reporting like that can help lead to an officer’s unnecessary discipline, termination, or bogus criminal charges. One faulty method Read more »

Animals in Dire Straits: Cops to the Rescue

By Stephen Owsinski    Although stray animals roaming free and cops responding to animal abuse calls are nothing new, the ubiquitous compassion of law enforcement officers is on full display when either a domestic pet or wild livestock needs salvation. Mahatma Gandhi once said, “The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way Read more »

We Light It Up Blue in Honor of You

By Stephen Owsinski  There are myriad ways America’s law enforcement officers carry out duties on behalf of a bustling population that comprises the world’s most definitive melting pot and all the trials and tribulations that come with it. As such, we honor your scope of sacrifices and oath-fulfilled covenants, as you continue serving as His Read more »

Cops and Campus Unrest

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D Labor strikes, war protests, civil rights marches, anti-police demonstrations, and now pro-Palestinian campus takeovers have been the subject of nightly news broadcasts since there were nightly news broadcasts. Tear gas, nightsticks, rubber bullets, and even gunfire characterized civil disturbances in recent decades, but the recent campus protests were met Read more »

Cops Competing for a Cause: 5K Foot Pursuit is a Winner

By Stephen Owsinski It is not a fad or trend that cops compete in various ways to raise funds for causes near and dear to hurting hearts, evincing the breadth of layers of humanitarianism among America’s law enforcement professionals. As our beloved nation roils over geopolitical fallout and national upheaval in myriad ways, our first Read more »

Police Officers Doing a Spectacular Job Quelling Current Campus Ugliness

By Steve Pomper  UCLA faculty and staff condoning anti-Israel occupations on campus (Photo: Creative Commons) As I noted recently in these pages, about the 2020 Saint George Floyd/BLM/Antifa riots, that if the police are not allowed to prevent a takeover and destruction of public or private property and the violence that comes with it, the cops Read more »