Consent Decrees do not Equal Better Policing

Consent Decrees do not Equal Better Policing

 Under the new consent decree, Baltimore PD will have to log -  in detail - every single thing they do. While this seems like a great idea (and yes, police officers should be accountable for their actions), it’s going to have an adverse effect. Rather than not log their actions (which they would most likely get caught for), they can just choose to not respond to an incident, patrol an area, or pull someone over, etc. Less action = less paperwork.

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Jeff Sessions & Private Property

Jeff Sessions & Private Property

If Sessions wants police officers to be ambassadors and wants them to be trusted, and officers want to create better relationships with the communities they serve, they need not only support the Constitutional oath they swore, but also understand the basic principles this country was founded on.

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28-year-old officer commits suicide

28-year-old officer commits suicide

A 28-year-old police officer from Columbia, South Carolina took his own life July 28th.

According to The State article, Senior Deputy Derek Fish was found in his patrol car behind the station that evening. He had been on the force for six years, and had just been promoted, leaving many to wonder why he took his own life.

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