Success in the Media

5,500 Cops Arrested-54 Percent Lose Their Jobs

Author Leonard A. Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national and state criminal justice agencies. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for the Department of Justice’s clearinghouse. Graduate-Johns Hopkins University. Article Police officers are seen by some as a protected class of people who are not arrested when warranted, and when arrested, there are […]

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Advocates: Tell Us Who Belongs in Prison

Subtitles: Is the Door is Closing on the Criminal Justice Reform Movement? What Do Americans Want Regarding Prison Policy? What do Americans Want from Cops? Author Leonard A. Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national and state criminal justice agencies. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for the Department of Justice’s clearinghouse. Graduate-Johns Hopkins […]

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What Do Cops Want from Parole and Probation?

  What Do Cops Want from Parole and Probation? By Leonard A. Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national and state criminal justice agencies. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for the Department of Justice’s clearinghouse. Graduate-Johns Hopkins University. Subtitles Second in a series of articles on parole and probation research and practice Parole […]

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The Most Effective Police Programs and Practices

By Leonard A. Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national and state criminal justice agencies. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for the Department of Justice’s clearinghouse. Graduate-Johns Hopkins University. Article Below is a summation of evaluations from Crime Solutions.Gov of the US Department of Justice regarding effective law enforcement practices and programs. The […]

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Did the Media and DOJ Encourage Baltimore Mass Arrests?

By Leonard A. Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national and state criminal justice agencies. Former Senior Specialist for the Department of Justice’s clearinghouse. Graduate-Johns Hopkins University. Did the Media and DOJ Encourage Baltimore Mass Arrests? Subtitles Was Baltimore Policing Conducted in Secret? Did the DOJ and Most Civic Institutions Support Mass Arrests? What […]

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Five-Year Study of Police Officer Deaths: RoboCops or Guardians?

Five-Year Study of Police Officer Deaths: RoboCops or Guardians? The study below from the Department of Justice and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund provides vital data as to protecting the safety of police officers. Both should be congratulated for the valuable effort. Our Observations We find it interesting, with all the criticism over […]

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Did Baltimore Kill American Policing?

Did Baltimore Kill American Policing? Police shootings, protests, and what it means for law enforcement, violent crime and politics. Article The multitude of police shootings and enforcement actions echoed throughout the country and both police officers and the American public wrestled with the aftermath. For many, it began with Ferguson but for others, the real […]

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Police Firearm Fatalities Increase 78 Percent-Is There A War on Cops?

Is There a War on Cops? We read a variety of crime related articles and posts every day from groups ranging from supporters of law enforcement to those sympathetic to the Black Lives Matter movement. As criminal justice veterans, we are probably more in tune with those wearing a badge. We created a series of articles […]

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Cops Leaving or Not Engaging-The President’s Letter to Law Enforcement

Crime in America. Net wrote a series of articles on the murders of eight police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge. The premise of the six articles, including the most popular, “Don’t be A Cop?” are based on the idea that police officers are leaving law enforcement in large numbers, and getting people to replace […]

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Baton Rouge Police Murders And What It Means for Law Enforcement

Baton Rouge Police Murders And What It Means for Law Enforcement Is there a psychological war on cops? On July 8, we wrote, “Dallas Police Murders and What it Means for Law Enforcement.” Ten days later, we are writing about three police murders in Baton Rouge. In Dallas, five police officers were murdered, 6 hurt […]

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“We ask the police to do too much.” President Obama Agrees With “Crime in America”

“We ask the police to do too much.” President Obama Agrees With “Crime in America” “But it’s cowardly to tell cops to enforce the law without acknowledging the physical and psychological dangers (on both sides) in communities that feel they are being over-policed.” CrimeinAmerica.Net “We’ve literally ignored the murder and injury to tens of thousands […]

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There’s a ‘great deal of anxiety and fear’ around policing

There’s a ‘great deal of anxiety and fear’ around policing Vice President Joe Biden said that law enforcement leaders who met in Washington on Monday agreed that “there’s a great deal of anxiety and fear” around policing, especially in the aftermath of last week’s deadly shootings. “Fear on the part of police officers that they […]

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The Need for Written Contracts Between Cops and Communities-Dallas Police Shootings

The Need for Written Contracts Between Cops and Communities-Dallas Police Shootings Overview Five police officers are dead, 6 hurt by a gunman in Dallas. They were shot during a protest over the recent killings of Alton Sterling and Philandro Castilein in Baton Rouge, Minneapolis, and elsewhere. We looked at, watched or listened to hundreds of comments […]

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Dallas Police Murders and What it Means for Law Enforcement

Dallas police murders and what it means for law enforcement. Early observations. What we need to do. Five police officers are dead, 6 hurt by a sniper in Dallas. The shooter live streamed on Facebook the shooting of the 11 police officers near a protest over the recent killings by police of Alton Sterling and […]

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Don’t be A Cop?

Don’t be A Cop? Anyone who follows criminal justice news on a daily basis knows that there are dozens of newspaper articles focusing on the problem of recruiting police officers. The one cited below is simply the most recent. As one commentator stated after the indictment of six police officers in Baltimore after riots pertaining […]

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