“Dirt Bags Taking Our Lives” Houston Police Shootings

Observations Firearm-related deaths of police officers are up thirteen percent. Over 60,000 police officers are assaulted. “We are sick and tired of dirt bags trying to take our lives when all we’re trying to do is protect this community and our families,” he said. “Enough is enough.” There are a number of national studies that show overwhelming […]

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Citizens-Not Cops-Need To Do More To Control Violent Crime

Baltimore Police Motorcycles Highlights We are in danger of losing cities to violent crime. There may be points of no return for decades. The future of policing and cities hang in the balance. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning public relations for national and state criminal justice agencies. […]

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Criminals And Guns-Why Cops Are Concerned

Highlights A very high percentage of violent offenders use or carry firearms per federal sources. What this means for police-involved shootings and public policy. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning public relations for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times by every national news outlet. Former […]

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If You Don’t Trust Cops, You Don’t Report Crimes?

Highlights Per new research, if you don’t trust cops, you’re less likely to report crimes. But people don’t report crimes for a wide variety of reasons, most having nothing to do with perceptions of law enforcement. Introduction There’s new research (summarized below) stating that “crime victims’ perceptions that they will be treated unfairly or not […]

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Should Policing Be Like Military Service?

Highlights Should policing or corrections be like military service with a defined period of enlistment and benefits? More officers are dying by suicide than by gunfire and traffic accidents combined. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning public relations for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times […]

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