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Thursday, September 16, 2021

The Rhetoric and Data Don’t Jive

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I talked about the Scottsdale PD Chief's decision not to allow his employees to take EPSLA, the federally approved 80 hours of extra leave...

How Not to Lead 101: Alan Rodbell’s “Difficult Decisions”

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So, I hear Commander Aaron Minor was fired . . . again.  Or re-fired (if that’s even a word)?!  With all the Covid stuff...

Wow, Scottsdale PD Fired Commander Minor!

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So, let me fill in the blanks after you read the following document, which is an attempt to stop the unethical termination of one...

It Shouldn’t Be a Crime to Not Help Police

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Yep, you heard me right.  It is ridiculous to make it a crime to not offer your assistance to a police officer when requested. ...

The Facts About the Phoenix Police Shoplifting Controversy

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The stellar job of "journalisming" continues, this time in regards to the Phoenix Police Department's Shoplifting controversy.  Let's look back at a few of...

Rules Are Changing for Police, Again!

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The decision to prosecute Scot Peterson, the former Broward County Deputy that was the School Resource Officer (SRO) during the Parkland school shooting is...

Lack of Ethics on Display, Again – Carrie Candler

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I'm hearing lots of stories and rumors coming out of Gilbert PD in regards to Commander Carrie Candler, who was an LT with my...

Paradise Valley PD, Cyclists & First World Problems

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I recently came across the following article: Cyclists draw ire: Town resident says issue remains despite police enforcement.  Being both a cyclist that rides in...

In an emergency: Scottsdale PD average response time hovers at 5 minutes – Scottsdale...

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In an emergency: Scottsdale PD average response time hovers at 5 minutes  Scottsdale Independent

During an emergency, the Scottsdale Police Department had an average response time of just over five minutes last year, a recent records request shows.

PVPD’s Targeted Cycling Enforcement – Just Stupid

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Going on four year, staring in February 2016, the Paradise Valley Police Department has conducted targeted traffic enforcement on the cyclists traversing their community...