DENVER, COLORADO - JANUARY 24:  Denver police chief Robert White listens to concerns from members of the public during a meeting held by the Denver Police Department at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver on January 24, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. The meeting was held for members of the public to give feedback about DPD's revised use of force policy.  The policy changes the department's focus to de-escalation and to only use the amount of force necessary to nab suspects or gain compliance. (Photo by Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post)

WORTH READING: Denver police officers are no longer helping revise the department’s use-of-force policy

By NOELLE PHILLIPS | nphillips@denverpost.com | The Denver Post Officers have stopped attending meetings of a community group assembled to write a new use-of-force policy for the Denver Police Department. The sole officer who remained on the advisory committee that was formed in April dropped out Tuesday after sending a letter to the police chief tendering his resignation from the group. Tyson Worrell, treasurer …

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20 Golden Principles for Prevailing on the Street

These principles will help you physically, legally and emotionally survive law enforcement Blue Knights with Lt. Dan Marcou Mar 20, 2017 Read Full Article Here As a longtime police officer and trainer, I’ve had the opportunity to apply a number of principles on the street with success, and then train those highly effective principles to others. I would now like …

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Is There a Double Standard When it Comes to the Murder of Cops?

Writing in the National Review on November 22, 2016 David French says there is a double standard when it comes to outrage about deaths of police officers. (excerpt) “Where is the progressive outrage when police officers are murdered?  “Last weekend, four police officers were shot on a “bloody Sunday” for our nation’s law enforcement, three of them in what appeared to be …

DOJ Review of San Francisco Police Department (2016) Leads to 272 Recommendations

Justice Department investigation found deficient practices and policies, recommends 272 changes at San Francisco Police Department; Chief resigns In a 387-page report, the Justice Department said it found the majority of deadly use of force incidents by San Francisco officers involved people of color. The report said, “The deficiencies identified range from outdated use of force policies to inadequate data …

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AMBUSH IN IOWA HIGHLIGHTS RISK

As of November 1, 2016, 18 officers have been killed in ambush-type attacks compared to 7 in 2015; the number of ambush killings fluctuates from a high of 17 in 2002 to a low of 5 in 2014. Overall police line of duty deaths has declined from the high of 139 in 2001 to 79 in 2015 according to FBI …