Scheduled to air nation-wide on HBO Nov.20 is the documentary “Baltimore Rising”. Directed by “The Wire” actress Sonja Sohn, the story focuses on the aftermath of the death of Freddie Gray. The trailor highlights the changes within the police force, the failure of the media to accurately cover the problems in the black...Read More
According to The Root, new studies are showing that police violence is not being deterred by the wearing of body cams. These studies – conducted by the NPR and Lab @ DC – looked at police within the D.C. metro for a year, and found that there were no statistical behavor changes that could be attributed to the wearing of body...Read More
We’ve seen it before and we’ll see it again – any time a gun-related crisis takes places, anything and everything that has to do with guns becomes taboo.
Right after the Las Vegas shooting took place, the “suppressor” bill that was scheduled to be voted on in the House was put on hold.
Now, the Lake...Read More
The world is seeming a bit dismal right now. Black Lives Matter, Antifa, and mass shootings leave one feeling helpless, wondering if things are ever going to get turned around.
Even though many of know that the major news outlets are controlled by leftist organizations with ulterior motives, they leave one wondering if the majority of...Read More
In between the stories about the Las Vegas shooting and hurricanes incessantly beating the southern border, Black Lives Matter is still causing problems.
A recent FBI study has shown what many of us have known for a while now – The Ferguson Effect, aka “de-policing”, is directly related to an increase in crime. This...Read More
Compared to a few years ago, today it is not uncommon for police officers to wear body cameras. Now the question is, should that video footage be released, and if so, when?
According to an article posted on the LA Times web site, a new report (not cited) is claiming that out of a group of 3,200 people, 82% believe those videos should be...Read More
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has put a halt to federal involvement, and several police departments are not happy about it.
According to the article “Rollback of Federal Police Reform Program Riles Advocates”, the DOJ is switching gears – rather than focus on police-community relations, they’re focusing on gangs...Read More
Two different stories tonight, both questioning the conduct of police officers.
In the first, posted at www.slate.com, the writer opines that the reason there are so many killings by police is because they are trained to be afraid of the public. He says the “theory” is that officers must make high-pressure, last...Read More
On this day 16 years ago...
23 New York City police officers, 37 Port Authority officers, and 343 New York City firefighters perished in their heroic attempts to save the victims of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, Pentagon and Flight 93.
Dozens more have lost their lives since due to illnesses contracted...Read More
In a letter to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette titled “No Justice, No Police; Flawed Reforms Alienate Good Cops and Prolong a Crisis,” retired police officer Chuck Bosetti writes about the many issues with Consent Decrees and how Pittsburgh has been dealing with the “Ferguson Effect” since the first Decree took effect in...Read More