Preface The below off-duty firearms carry survey, though not comprehensive, provides a window into the thinking of major police agencies including American federal, county and city plus the positions of two foreign national agencies. The subject
For more than 25 years, this column was written by a man who had forgotten more about firearms than I will ever know, a man who was a glider pilot who flew into France in 1944,
Our annual Police Officer Memorial Day observance took place at dusk on May 19. The weather was lovely with slightly overcast skies and a nice breeze. There were over 220 family survivors in attendance, along with
Counterfeiting money, an age-old crime, has a long and notorious history. In certain periods of early history, it was deemed an act of treason, carrying the penalty of death. During the Civil War, around 1,600 state
Dear NACOP,Please share the presentation of The Honor Award for Public Service that was presented to Timothy Fitch on April 25 at a breakfast forum at CNB St. Louis Bank with 80 people in attendance. Mr.
The Virginia sun is beginning to rise. It’s 6 a.m. and the temperature is dropping. The upper layers of atmosphere are quickly blending with the lower areas, causing a drop in temperature. We are at an
Law enforcement in general is experiencing a rebirth that has slowly emerged since President Obama gave Charles Ramsey and others the task of assembling the report that centered upon the 21st Century style of policing. The
I Pledge Allegiance I, me personally, promise as an oath of loyalty, duty, devotion to the Flag of the United States of America, The symbol and the representation of the United States of America, and to
Indisputably, these are remarkably challenging times for policing, and the eyes not only of the nation, but of the world are upon us. Let us reflect on issues, provide solutions and enhance our dedication to lives
It is unfortunate to admit that active shooting incidents have become part of our culture, and it is also regrettable to say that we can probably make a good guess about when the next mass shooting
Justice Department Releases Nearly $300 Million in Grant Solicitations for Hiring Law Enforcement Officers and Improving School Safety
PRESS RELEASE Justice Department Releases Nearly $300 Million in Grant Solicitations for Hiring Law Enforcement Officers and Improving School Safety WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) has announced
A stark metaphor of a head-on collision has been used in my presentations and articles over the past 20 years to highlight a crisis in America. Our crisis involves pervasive, senseless violence and reprehensible, disgraceful scandals.
The City of Waite Park is a thriving, progressive community located in the heart of the St. Cloud, Minnesota region. While the city’s population may be just over 8,000, it serves a daytime population of 30,000.
There is a scene in the movie “The Matrix” in which Morpheus is educating Neo on the world: “The Matrix is everywhere. It is all around us. Even now, in this very room. You can see
The enumeration in the Constitution of certain rightsshall not be construed to deny or disparageothers retained by the people. U.S. Constitution, Ninth Amendment Enumeration: List of rights Certain: Fixed, settled Rights: That which a person has
Reawakening America LLC in Partnership with the National Association of Chiefs of Police By Vincent J. Bove This special tribute is in honor of America’s armed forces. America must eternally honor all who protect us through