‘The Fentanyl Project’: First Responders, Overdose Fatalities, and Grieving Families

When the Border Became a Crisis

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D It might be interesting to note that the first use of the phrase “border crisis” that I can find was in 2014 during the Obama administration. What’s even more interesting is that law enforcement, especially the border states as well as federal agencies were making big noises about criminal 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 »

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 »

Failing to Enforce Laws Encourages Breaking Them

By Steve Pomper  Tire marks on pavement as after street takeovers (Photo: Sergio Valle Duarte, Creative Commons) In 2020, during the inception of the politically engineered Saint George Floyd controversy, Minneapolis’ anti-police  Mayor “Barely There” Jacob Frey refused to allow the cops to suppress a BLM/Antifa rebellion that went on to destroy a police precinct. This Read more »

Cybercrime Makes Techno Cops a Commodity

By Stephen Owsinski Recently, telecommunications giant AT&T announced that their database had been hacked, resulting in roughly 73 million current and previous customers’ personal information winding up in the hands of cyber criminals deftly skilled in electronic breaches, leveraging consumers’ stolen account information over the heads of corporate bigwigs, the aggregate data parked on the Read more »

Kids Gone Wild

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D Kids say the darnedest things, but sometimes they do the darnedest things. A 9-year-old boy in Oroville, CA decided to drive himself to school in the family Volkswagon sedan. When a California Highway Patrol officer saw the car oddly stationary in an intersection, the officer instructed the driver to Read more »

Killer Compassion

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D When New Mexico State Policeman Officer Justin Hare stopped to assist a motorist he was doing what public servants do, helping people when they can. After seeing the vehicle had a flat tire, Hare offered to give the motorist a ride. He was murdered for his efforts. Another New Read more »

You Can Run but You Can’t Hide

By Stephen Owsinski The euphemism You can run but you can’t hide! came to life, once again, when a youngster operating a “crotch rocket” motorcycle bearing a counterfeit license plate “WILL RUN” illustrated reckless behavior and lived up to his brazen advertisement by…running from the police. Little did he know the sheriff’s office eye-in-the-sky aviators Read more »