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Siri and Police Stops

Did you know you can tell Siri you’re being pulled over by the police, and he’ll begin recording the encounter? It’s been an active feature for a couple of years now, but many people don’t know about it. He’ll keep … Continue reading

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Trouble At 1025 F. Street, Northwest

I work in proximity of the H&M in Washington, DC on F. Street, Northwest. Several times a week, I observe a young person being carted off from the store by the police for shoplifting. I saw it again yesterday afternoon … Continue reading

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Police Body Cameras

There has been a lot of debate about police and body cameras. However you slice it, their use can be a good thing. It can help support a citizen’s claim of inappropriate behavior by an office. But on the flip … Continue reading

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Police Misconduct

There has been a lot of talk of late about police misconduct and police officers’ treatment of minorities in performing their duties. Obviously this is not anything new. But various incidents over the past couple of years have focused extra … Continue reading

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Shooting to Kill?

I don’t want to lump all of these incidents together, for in spite of their similarities, they all are different. I’m addressing the media reports of all the police involved shootings, many of which involve unarmed suspects. The most recent … Continue reading

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Unintended Consequences: What happens with a Black Friday Boycott?

Unintended Consequences: What happens with a Black Friday Boycott? In light of the disappointment some people have faced as a result of the Ferguson, Missouri grand jury decision not to bring charges against Officer Wilson in what some have described … Continue reading

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Police Officers Memorial Week

President John F. Kennedy by proclamation declared May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day.  Peace Officers Memorial Day, a day set aside to dedicate and honor those peace officers at the federal, state, and local/municipal level “in recognition of the … Continue reading

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Community Policing: There’s A New Chief In Town

  Ronald L. Davis  The federal Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) office has a new director, Ronald L. Davis. Well, he’s not totally new.  He has been on the job for a few weeks, but he’s still getting adjusted.  Davis … Continue reading

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