The challenges of policing in America are at a critical crossroads, and a transformative commitment to the profession is necessary. Challenges facing police agencies and departments are numerous. These include the overriding issue of building bridges of
Vincent J. Bove, CPP
COVID-19 has been wreaking devastation throughout the nation. The Centers for Disease Control and Protection (CDC) notes that deaths in the United States due to the coronavirus are now well above 800,000. The CDC notes a slight
As of June 30, 2021, according to preliminary data from the Department of Justice, 155 federal, state, tribal and local law enforcement officers had died in the line of duty this year. The Department of Justice
As America begins a new school year, security and safety are once again paramount. Now, security issues, including violence prevention, are compounded by safety issues due to COVID-19. During the last 12 years, my “Reawakening the
There are significant reports by the United States Secret Service and the United States Department of Education on school violence. These documents are continually referenced in my school violence prevention security vulnerability assessments, articles and keynotes.
Unfortunately, American flags continually flying half-staff to honor victims of mass shootings serve as a stark reminder of our culture of violence. It is a disturbing commentary on American life, when flags at half-staff seem to