When worlds collide

So, I guess at some point, a meerkat expert, a monkey handler, and a llama keeper all walked into a bar… LONDON (AP) — A former meerkat expert at London Zoo was cleared Tuesday of assaulting a monkey handler in a love spat over a llama-keeper. http://bigstory.ap.org/article/92de080b3140426d8f303d56be21165e/meerkat-expert-cleared-assault-zoo-love-triangle-spat

Letter: Recent editorial cartoon fuels divisive agenda

You lost all credibility in choosing to publish the editorial cartoon on Sunday, Nov. 8. Pushing the black lives matter vitriol only serves to further an agenda of racial divide on which people like Singer make their living. The cartoon not only suggests, wrongly, that the police target blacks, but …

This Story Has Got Some Cajones…

Attention gentlemen friends and colleagues: If you need to discontinue any direct connection with your nads, I know a guy. So, today was V-day. A time to turn my actual family of five and my dream of a family of five into a permanent reality of a family of five. …

A thought on the nobility of policing

We are rightly critical of journalists and members of the public who misrepresent the work that we do as police officers. Do we not therefore owe it to ourselves to be equally critical of fellow police officers who, by their actions, misrepresent the work we do? Internal integrity is just …

Police Body Cameras – No Cure for Criticism

Body-worn police cameras are a hot topic lately. Several highly-publicized incidents recently have led to a wave of anti-police protests and rhetoric.  In turn, jurisdictions have scrambled to implement use of the technology or to expand their existing programs.  Manufacturer orders have soared, with large cities that had been slow …