Articles from March 2016



January 2016 Warning Bells article

Disarming the good guys What would have happened if there had been a couple of fully-armed retired police officers attending the holiday party in the conference room at the San Bernardino Inland Regional Center? Would there still be 14 dead and 21 wounded? The terrorists came in, started spraying the room with bullets and then […]

December 2015 Warning Bells article

Just checking another box? Last month I wrote a Warning Bells article on the recent training all of the officers on the Department went through officially entitled, “A National Discussion on Public Trust and the Preservation of Life.” This was the warrior versus guardian training, or “Operation Stand Down/Hug a Thug,” depending on your view. Every offcer was put through somewhere between four and […]