President’s Message: Equipping for the Reality We Face: Addressing Community and Media Backlash

Although some of the rhetoric around the “militarization of police” has quieted down, I still catch rumblings, observe media coverage, and hear from our members that they cannot seem to shake the contrived image that has been unfairly cast over the profession. For me, it seems to be pretty clear—when law enforcement is dealing with … Continue reading President’s Message: Equipping for the Reality We Face: Addressing Community and Media Backlash

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