Tag Archives: Police

Surprise? I Think Not

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

Revoke the License to Kill and Reduce Lethal Police Shootings

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“Better Firearms Training, Less Lethal Force, Fewer Lethal Police Shootings”

Police Training within the Police Hierarchy: A Bad Idea

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“How to Get Independent Quality Police Training and Police Accountability”

1984: Dutch Police Training Adjusts to Society

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“1984: Dutch Police Training Adjusts to Society’s Anti-Authoritarianism”

When Are We Going to Get Angry?

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“Authoritarianism: Response to Police Misconduct? A Slap on the Wrist”

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?