Esquire: Just As Every Cop Is A Criminal

His Life Matters “Just as every cop is a criminal, and all the sinner’s saints,” The Rolling Stones: Beggars Banquet. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times by every national news outlet. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for the Department of Justice’s clearinghouse. Former […]

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Assaults On Police Officers Increase Dramatically

Observations The number of assaults on officers increased to 50,991 in 2015 and then exploded to 57,180 for 2016. The percent of officers injured increased. 554,658 police officers were assaulted from 2007 to 2016. Author  Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times by every […]

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The President’s Office of Peace Officer Service

Subtitles  The President and Police Officer Deaths To police officers and others in the system, it means that their work is worthy of respect.  Author By Leonard A. Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of supervising public affairs for national and state criminal justice agencies. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for the Department of Justice’s clearinghouse. Former […]

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No One Wants To Be A Cop

Subtitles Don’t be A Cop? Are we asking too much from police officers? No one wants to be a cop. Does that impact your safety? Author 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 […]

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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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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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11 police officers shot in 24 hours: Please sign the pledge below.

Crime in America Gentlereaders: We recently speculated as to whether the recent rise in police officer facilities and shootings could be due to budget cuts. We read everyday about police officers being laid-off or cuts occurring within law enforcement and the entire criminal justice system. See http://crimeinamerica.net/2011/01/04/law-enforcement-fatalities-dramatically-increase-in-2010/. Recent deaths and injuries may have nothing to […]

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