Texas has had a law prohibiting racial profiling by police for twenty years, and in my personal and professional opinion, agencies have done well in their efforts to hold themselves accountable to the citizens they serve in stopping the tactic of racial profiling. Having said that, there is one area that many, or most, agencies […]Read More Texas Racial Profiling laws in the George Floyd era.
The City of Los Angles, California voted earlier this year to cut about 150 million dollars from the LAPD budget in the wake of the defund the police movement of late. Los Angeles is home to about 12.5 million residents, and currently, LA employs about 9,000 sworn officers and 3,000 civilian employees. LAPD stats show […]Read More LAPD; a look at the agency after historic “police reform” budget cuts
“Normal is an illusion. What is normal for the spider is chaos to the fly” The title is from Charles Addams, creator of the Addams Family cartons that began in 1938; spoken by Morticia Addams. It’s profound I think. As a police officer, I have hundreds of real life stories that fall under the chaos […]Read More “Normal is an illusion. What is normal for the spider is chaos to the fly”