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Police Officers or Peace Officers?: The Limitations of Traditional Masculinity for Law Enforcement

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Retired Police Officer and current Clinical Psychologist Ive Eicken describes how old notions of masculinity may prevent police officers from being peace officers. Most of us depend on law enforcement officers to keep us safe. We call the police when something has already gone very wrong. We want the officer who shows up to be […]

War and Circumstance: The Brutalization of My Brothers

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Austin Harrington reflects on the unprovoked, violent attacks on fellow African Americans by police.

On Aaron Hernandez: Athletes Are Just Better Men. Stop Holding Them Accountable (SATIRE!).

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Shawn Henfling believes star athletes are simply better men than the rest of us and should be treated as such.

How Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates of Color Envision Community Policing 

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Men of color, all vying to be the 99th mayor of Philadelphia, expound upon their vision for community policing.

On Staying Alive Despite Being Black

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LeRon Barton on “The Talk”, and the sobering idea that murdering a black man is almost legal.

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

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

5 Harsh Realities I WISH I’d Taught My Son About Police

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I raised my son to trust police. I should’ve also taught him how to protect himself from them.

What I Learned From My Hit and Run

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In the aftermath of a traffic accident, Jon Harrison is struck by where his focus was and where it needs to be.

2014 Was A Bad Year For Police — Here’s How To Avoid Repeating It

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American cops have a huge problem, and it’s not just the one you’re thinking of.