Preparedness | Sharpen Your Ax

The first communication we had with a barricaded subject allegedly armed with a gun came through his mother.  She came to a scene recently, where our police officers had a tight perimeter on the house into which her son ran after allegedly shooting someone. The son called his mom from inside the house and told […]

Sometimes You Have to Dance Alone

One of my favorite videos on leadership is entitled, “How to Start a Movement”.  It’s a TED talk and it features Derek Sivers narrating a clip where a lone “nut” is captured on amateur video dancing by himself. I call him a nut because he dances with such vigor and doesn’t seem to care how […]

In Darkness We Must Glow

The concept of “de-policing” has been used in the media to describe a de facto police strike, where the police withdraw an aspect of their crime prevention services.  It has been suggested that NYPD is engaging in this practice as a result of the officers who were assassinated following the public outrage of the deaths […]