Tag Archives: Police

Surprise? I Think Not

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“Trump Success in the Republican Primary a Surprise? Look at History!”

Revoke the License to Kill

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“Reduce Police Shootings, Revoke the License to Kill”.

Police Training within the Police Hierarchy: A Bad Idea

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“Police Training within the Law Enforcement Hierarchy: A Bad Idea”.

1984: Dutch Police Training Adjusts to Society

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“1984: Dutch Police Training Adjusts to Society”.

When Are We Going to Get Angry?

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“Georgetown Cop Trips Up People on the Field After a Soccer Match”.

Open Letter to Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo

art acevedoDear Police Chief Acevedo,

I’m an Austin resident. I drive my kids downtown to school every morning and back every afternoon. Since I’ve been driving the same route twice a day for five years, I’ve befriended some of the homeless who stand on corners I almost always stop at. These guys sleep mostly under bridges and overpasses. Continue reading

Gilberton, PA: Too Small to Succeed?

image from city-data.com

image from city-data.com

The smaller the town, the bigger the chance that your police “chief” and mayor are below par. A small town simply doesn’t have the tax base needed to attract qualified people and there are too few qualified people in the borough itself.

Gilberton ranks way below the Pennsylvania average in pretty much everything, like income, house values and education. It definitely has a very low tax base. And how big is the pool Gilberton has to fish in for its government employees?

Let’s have a closer look, shall we?