The Senseless Death of a Boy, and the Grief of the Cop Who Couldn’t Save Him

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A cop’s honest, heartfelt pain after witnessing the effects of gun violence and the death of a little boy the same age as his own.

Courtesy, Professionalism, and Respect: Demanding Better from the Police While Still Appreciating What They Do


Shawn Henfling offers a way to respect the police but not their corrupt actions.

#GMPChat: Cops and the Community

Good Cops #GMPChat

How do we improve relations between police and civilians, particularly for communities of color? Join our #GMPChat on Wednesday, December 17th at 9:00pm Est.

Decriminalizing Trauma

Peter Pollard

Some new alternatives to “Fight, Flight or Freeze.”

A Reminder That Cops Really Can Be the Good Guys

A Reminder by Boynton Beach PD

These generous and compassionate officers on the Boynton Beach police force embody the “serve” in serve and protect.

I Bought Beer For Teenage Boys


And I would do it again.

Cops on the Juice


Should cops be allowed to use anabolic steroids if it helps them do their jobs better? David Stanley explores.

Get Inside and Start Watching More TV

Get inside and start watching more tv

Patrick Brothwell is an out and proud tv watcher. Here’s why.

LeVar Burton and Tim Wise On Racial Discrimination in Policing


Actor LeVar Burton and author Tim Wise explain the differences in their interactions with police.

A Shot in the Light: A True Story


One night on the way to L.A. from Vegas, Lion Goodman had a brush with death when he heard an explosion and realized he was bleeding.

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Police and COPS: The Vasectomy Files 7

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Jonathan Stack’s scary—but funny—experience with being nearly arrested in Guinea leads to a revelation.

More Police – In Schools and Out – Not the Answer


Here’s the Justice Policy Institute’s take on President Obama’s proposal to reduce gun violence.

The Uniform of Gender


Gender is like a uniform you can’t take off.

PHOTO: Police Officer Warms Homeless Man’s Feet and Our Hearts


A police officer and a pair of boots will restore your faith in humanity.