In policing, tragedy is a constant companion. In most cases officers are dealing with the aftermath of the terrible circumstances that befall others; the accidents and misadventures, the brutality, the abuse, and the betrayal. But sometimes the police are the victims.
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It is trite to say that context is everything, but context IS everything. Policing is a set of very complex activities applied by a group of diverse people, not all of whom are police officers, within a certain context. When I say context I mean: community, history, demographics, ethnic ...Read more
Getting this opportunity to blog regularly about policing issues is a real treat for me. I've always been intrigued by policing , and later in my career, became increasingly intrigued by the environment within which policing happens. Indulge me for a minute while I tell you how I arrived here, ...Read more