Do You Trust Cops? Do Cops Trust You?

Question Do you trust cops? According to the most recent Gallup survey, you do. Do cops trust you? According to the data below, they have their doubts. Are police officers affected by the national dialog? Do they take (or not take) actions based on media reports and a perceived negative national mindset? Author Leonard Adam […]

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Question Do you trust cops? According to the most recent Gallup survey, you do. Do cops trust you? According to the data below, they have their doubts. Are police officers affected by the national dialog? Do they take (or not take) actions based on media reports and a perceived negative national mindset? Author Leonard Adam […]

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Facebook Bans Violence, Crime and Criminal Behavior-Is That Possible?

Observations Facebook is banning violence, crime and criminal behaviors from its platform (see guidelines below). Social media is now a super-highway for mass murderers and their grievances. It’s also used for day-to-day criminal activity. Can offenders communicate criminal intentions without being obvious? Author Leonard A. Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning […]

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Observations Facebook is banning violence, crime and criminal behaviors from its platform (see guidelines below). Social media is now a super-highway for mass murderers and their grievances. It’s also used for day-to-day criminal activity. Can offenders communicate criminal intentions without being obvious? Author Leonard A. Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning […]

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Police-Justice Public Relations Suck

Observations Within law enforcement and the overall justice system, we are our own worst enemies through a lack of aggressive media and public relations. My book, “Success With The Media,” outlines a comprehensive, doable gameplan, Amazon. I offer additional suggestions in this article. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of […]

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Observations Within law enforcement and the overall justice system, we are our own worst enemies through a lack of aggressive media and public relations. My book, “Success With The Media,” outlines a comprehensive, doable gameplan, Amazon. I offer additional suggestions in this article. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of […]

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Violent Crimes Reported to Police Hit Record Lows

Observation In 2016, fewer than half (42%) of violent crimes were reported to police. This is the lowest percentage of violent crimes reported since 1998. It was 51.1 percent in 2010. The data is based on the National Crime Survey from the Bureau of Justice Statistics of the US Department of Justice, designed to review […]

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Observation In 2016, fewer than half (42%) of violent crimes were reported to police. This is the lowest percentage of violent crimes reported since 1998. It was 51.1 percent in 2010. The data is based on the National Crime Survey from the Bureau of Justice Statistics of the US Department of Justice, designed to review […]

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Brain Injuries, Mental Health, PTSD and Substance Abuse Explain Criminal Behavior

Observations You can explain dysfunctional criminal behavior by looking at the data on traumatic brain injuries, mental health, PTSD and substance abuse. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired. Thirty-five years of public relations for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times by every national news outlet. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for […]

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Observations You can explain dysfunctional criminal behavior by looking at the data on traumatic brain injuries, mental health, PTSD and substance abuse. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired. Thirty-five years of public relations for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times by every national news outlet. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for […]

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Cops, Violence, Stress and PTSD

Police Motorcycles Observations If society wants us to have compassion and understanding for people in high crime communities affected by violence, or those vicariously experiencing school shootings, why doesn’t the same apply to police officers? If the close proximity to violence affects students or residents, how could it not impact cops? The data below says it […]

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Police Motorcycles Observations If society wants us to have compassion and understanding for people in high crime communities affected by violence, or those vicariously experiencing school shootings, why doesn’t the same apply to police officers? If the close proximity to violence affects students or residents, how could it not impact cops? The data below says it […]

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What Happens When We Run Out of Cops?

Police Officers Observations When it comes to crime, violence and citizen perceptions, police recruitment and retention may be one of the most important problems facing the country. 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 […]

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Police Officers Observations When it comes to crime, violence and citizen perceptions, police recruitment and retention may be one of the most important problems facing the country. 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 […]

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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 […]

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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High Crime Residents Want More Cops-Gallup

Observations A majority of fragile-community residents (54%) say they would like the police to spend more time in their community, while just 5% say they would like the police to spend less time there. As to moving, three-fourths cite crime as a major reason (51%) or minor reason (25%) for wanting to do so. But […]

Observations A majority of fragile-community residents (54%) say they would like the police to spend more time in their community, while just 5% say they would like the police to spend less time there. As to moving, three-fourths cite crime as a major reason (51%) or minor reason (25%) for wanting to do so. But […]

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Violent Crime Reduction Needs Context

Observations A small reduction in violent crime for the first six months of 2017 is good news, and we all hope it continues, but declaring that violent crime is declining or will decline for all of 2017 is a stretch at best. When compared to twenty years of crime data, the 2017 numbers are mushy and somewhat […]

Observations A small reduction in violent crime for the first six months of 2017 is good news, and we all hope it continues, but declaring that violent crime is declining or will decline for all of 2017 is a stretch at best. When compared to twenty years of crime data, the 2017 numbers are mushy and somewhat […]

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