• Cops are the Sword Arm of Society.

    As police officers learn in the academy, every physical confrontation with a suspect involves at least one firearm: the one officers carry. Cops view every confrontation, at least in part, through the prism of the possibility that their firearms could be taken from them by an armed or unarmed suspect or suspects and used against them.

    People make a big deal out of “unarmed” suspects. Most often, officers (and everyone else) know for certain that the suspect was unarmed only after Read more…

  • Problem Police, or the Left Just Doesn’t Like How it’s Done?

    The fact that the Department of Justice (DOJ) will now investigate the racially and ethnically diverse Baltimore Police Department for a “pattern and practice” (sound familiar, Seattle?) of violating constitutional rights of minority suspects is no surprise. And, although it should be a surprise that the city’s own mayor would proactively request the Feds come in and usurp her authority over her own cops, having become familiar with this mayor’s grandstanding, politicizing nature and overcharging of the six accused cops, Read more…

  • Prisoners Attempt Injure Themselves Often After Being Arrested.

    While I do not agree with the sentiment, I can certainly understand the cynicism honest people might have with the defense scenario offered by the six Baltimore police officers recently charged in Freddie Gray’s death. Reasonable people have a difficult time understanding things that, while unbelievable in their world, are routine in a cop’s world.

    When writing my first book, Is There a Problem, Officer? I went round and round with an editor who refused to believe that anyone would not Read more…