Cops Who Kill Are Not Killers

Cops Who Kill Are Not Killers

Cops who kill are not killers! The headlines often read, “Officers Shoot and Kill Man.” While it’s accurately descriptive, it leaves the distasteful, misleading perception that cops are killers. They are not! Cops Who Kill Are Not Killers Just because lethal force...
Counting the Cost

Counting the Cost

Experiencing the candlelight vigil during Police Week is a powerful experience. Counting the cost of lives maimed, murdered, and marooned is the least we can do. We honor the wounded and remember the lost. It is a time to heal, embrace loved ones, and dispense respect...
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle

The Hand That Rocks the Cradle

“The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world,” said American poet, William Ross Wallace. And at times that hand carries a badge or is married to one. In either case, moms connected to the shield of law enforcement invariably experience a high...
Damned If You Do, Dead If You Don’t

Damned If You Do, Dead If You Don’t

In a case of “damned if you do, damned if you don’t,” I was bothered when reporting on the termination of Officer Charles Starks of the Little Rock Police Department this week. (He has 10 days to appeal his firing.) When reviewing the fatal shooting,...

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