WHAT WILL POLICE DO ONCE DISPATCHED BY 911?

The policies of law enforcement agencies differ, but generally, police are trained to take domestic violence calls seriously and with precaution so officers may arrive to the location of an incident with heightened suspicions and concerns for the safety of themselves and those involved on scene. They will usually separate the parties, ask who was involved, … More WHAT WILL POLICE DO ONCE DISPATCHED BY 911?

NFL’s Personal Conduct Policy is Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

The NFL has a higher standard for player conduct and law enforcement agencies can learn from the NFL’s policies. In light of the recent decision by the NFL to suspend Ezekiel Elliott for unprosecuted conduct allegedly implicating his participation as a domestic violence abuser, it would behoove all of us to ask some critical questions … More NFL’s Personal Conduct Policy is Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

The Movement is On Fire: We Need You to Enter the Burning Building

On August 10, 2017, Sheriff Scott Walton of the Sheriff’s Office in Rogers County, Oklahoma defended Betty Shelby as he announced her recruitment as the 31st reserve deputy sworn into his department.  As reported by CNN’s Jessica Suerth, Sheriff Walton explained his support of Shelby by saying he’d hate to think that he was “sitting … More The Movement is On Fire: We Need You to Enter the Burning Building

Failing to Reform Law Enforcement Training is the Leading Cause of Community Distrust

On June 24, 2017, CNN’s Emanuella Grinberg discussed why police shooting trials rarely end in convictions in a CNN report.  The narrative outlined perspectives from different players in the debate, but the competing highlight she raised was the conflict between agencies experiencing a recruiting deficit that limits their ability to ensure public safety versus the … More Failing to Reform Law Enforcement Training is the Leading Cause of Community Distrust