June 20, 2018
Police commissioners who don't wear the uniform have the power and authority to institutionalize reforms.
November 30, 2016
Cities have struggled with diversity in the fire service for decades. But there's a lot they could be doing to improve things.
June 16, 2016
What happened in Orlando was horrific, but public-safety personnel experience traumatic events every day. We need to find ways to help them cope.
April 15, 2016
Older people are more vulnerable, but there's a lot that fire departments could be doing to keep them safer.
January 19, 2016
It should be about changing dysfunctional law-enforcement cultures, not just busting rogue cops.
December 15, 2015
Cops need to be more than law enforcers. They need to be equipped to deal with the social problems of the communities they serve.
September 8, 2015
We need to institutionalize improvements in the ways police interact with their communities.
August 14, 2015
Every officer knows that things can quickly turn lethally dangerous. How can these situations be prevented?
March 27, 2015
We need to re-think the military-style model and find ways to make law-enforcement agencies reflect the communities they serve.
March 10, 2015
It's a matter not only of discipline but of a culture of collective morality.
December 23, 2014
Much can be done on both sides to prevent the kind of tragedies that have ignited protests across the nation.
August 4, 2014
Police, firefighters and other emergency responders occupy a special position of trust in their communities. They need to always be aware of the impact of their behavior.