Monthly Archives: June 2019


I was directing traffic before a Cardinal’s baseball game when I got the news. “Did you hear about the nonsense?” An officer stopped at my intersection in a golf cart asked me. “Nonsense?” I hadn’t heard about anything to do … Continue reading

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“Those people…”

There’s an article in today’s local paper that  summarizes the fact that here in St. Louis, four children have been killed in the past four days as the result of gun violence. Read it again. Four children. Four days. All … Continue reading

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On charging do nothing cops…

When I was teaching law in the police academy, I used to throw out this hypothetical. Let’s say that I was in my police uniform, on duty, and I was walking into a convenience store to get myself a drink … Continue reading

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