Officer, That Dog Doesn’t Have Water-Arrest That Man

Highlights There is a new DOJ document providing advice to law enforcement regarding animal cruelty. I understand how people view their pets and their belief that all animals should be treated humanely. I concur. If you mistreat animals, you are the lowest form of humanity. But criminal justice reform prosecutors are not pursuing trespassing, shoplifting […]

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Highlights There is a new DOJ document providing advice to law enforcement regarding animal cruelty. I understand how people view their pets and their belief that all animals should be treated humanely. I concur. If you mistreat animals, you are the lowest form of humanity. But criminal justice reform prosecutors are not pursuing trespassing, shoplifting […]

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Is The Rise in Property Crime Related To Criminal Justice Reform?

Highlights There is a rare increase in property crime. Some suggest that it’s the result of criminal justice reform. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning public relations for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times by every national news outlet. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention […]

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Highlights There is a rare increase in property crime. Some suggest that it’s the result of criminal justice reform. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning public relations for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times by every national news outlet. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention […]

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Does The US Have The Highest Rates For Violent Crime?

Introduction A reader insists that the United States has the world’s highest rates of crime and violence and takes me to task for not saying so. That’s not surprising due to the incessant coverage of crime and mass shootings by local and national media. There are many nations where the crime problem is much worse. […]

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Introduction A reader insists that the United States has the world’s highest rates of crime and violence and takes me to task for not saying so. That’s not surprising due to the incessant coverage of crime and mass shootings by local and national media. There are many nations where the crime problem is much worse. […]

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Controlling Crime Through Media and Public Relations

Highlights Law enforcement and justice agencies get to tell their story through proactive media and public relations. We decide how our story is told. We are no longer dependant on the media. This is revolutionary! The public needs to be involved and take ownership of crime problems. Editor’s Note I am doing a seminar on […]

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Highlights Law enforcement and justice agencies get to tell their story through proactive media and public relations. We decide how our story is told. We are no longer dependant on the media. This is revolutionary! The public needs to be involved and take ownership of crime problems. Editor’s Note I am doing a seminar on […]

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Crime Will Play A Major Role in the Midterm Elections

  Crime and Congress Highlights 78 percent of Americans worry about crime and violence a great deal or a fair amount, the same as health care, the number one issue-Gallup. If the Republicans keep control of the House of Representatives, it may be predicated on how their understanding of fear of crime and solutions that […]

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  Crime and Congress Highlights 78 percent of Americans worry about crime and violence a great deal or a fair amount, the same as health care, the number one issue-Gallup. If the Republicans keep control of the House of Representatives, it may be predicated on how their understanding of fear of crime and solutions that […]

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Police-Initiated Contacts Fall By 8 million

Highlights There are significant drops in police-initiated public contact. Regardless of demographics, the great majority of people contacted believe that the police officers involved behaved properly. This report supplements data from Gallup indicating that law enforcement is one of the most respected organizations in America. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five […]

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Highlights There are significant drops in police-initiated public contact. Regardless of demographics, the great majority of people contacted believe that the police officers involved behaved properly. This report supplements data from Gallup indicating that law enforcement is one of the most respected organizations in America. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five […]

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American Confidence in Law Enforcement Very High

Highlights Per Gallup, 85 percent of Americans either have a great deal or some confidence in law enforcement. The media and Congress are at the bottom of the ratings. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning public relations for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times by […]

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Highlights Per Gallup, 85 percent of Americans either have a great deal or some confidence in law enforcement. The media and Congress are at the bottom of the ratings. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning public relations for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times by […]

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We Can’t Agree on Basic Facts When Discussing Crime

Observations How to communicate effectively when people can’t agree on basic facts. Media and public relations are best served when we acknowledge that people hold beliefs that we may consider wrong or unsupportable, but insulting or disregarding those opinions causes people to entrench. When they do, they are no longer listening. Respect for the beliefs […]

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Observations How to communicate effectively when people can’t agree on basic facts. Media and public relations are best served when we acknowledge that people hold beliefs that we may consider wrong or unsupportable, but insulting or disregarding those opinions causes people to entrench. When they do, they are no longer listening. Respect for the beliefs […]

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The Overwhelming Number of Police Shootings Involve Armed Suspects

  Observations The vast majority of police officers have never fired their guns. The overwhelming number of police shootings involve armed suspects. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning public relations for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times by every national news outlet. Former Senior Specialist […]

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  Observations The vast majority of police officers have never fired their guns. The overwhelming number of police shootings involve armed suspects. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning public relations for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times by every national news outlet. Former Senior Specialist […]

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Rate of Police Officers Decreases By 11 Percent

Introduction The increase in full-time law enforcement officers does not keep pace with the growth in population (8 percent versus 21 percent). The rate of full-time police officers decreased by 11 percent from 1997 to 2016 Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning public relations for national and state […]

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Introduction The increase in full-time law enforcement officers does not keep pace with the growth in population (8 percent versus 21 percent). The rate of full-time police officers decreased by 11 percent from 1997 to 2016 Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning public relations for national and state […]

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