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Sunday, December 5, 2021

The Rhetoric and Data Don’t Jive

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”

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!

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

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

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!

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

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

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...

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

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