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Monday, October 25, 2021

Sneezy!

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Cleaning out my stuff at the PD I'm coming across a lot of things that have some good stories attached.  The Dwarf (is that...

Bias in Policing? – Let’s Look at the Numbers

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So every 2-5 years, when there is another wave of civil unrest and the media narrative is that police are hunting blacks and killing...

Holy Cow, I Must Have Been An A-Hole Cop and Didn’t Know It.

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This is the kind of media coverage that makes me crazy and it's contributing to the what we are seeing now.  Here is the...

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. ...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

SWAT, BearCats and Making the Public Safe

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I recently saw the article, Militarization of Local Police Isn’t Making Anyone Safer, pop up on Digg and it pissed me off.  For about two years Digg...