Why We Need Mentors

Featured in the September 2021 issue of American Police Beat Magazine. Larry Wallace was the first person I met when I moved to town. I...

Superheroes, Symbols and the Real World

Featured in American Police Beat Magazine Hero flicks give us stability. They make us feel like there are still simple truths out there....

A Set Up for Failure

*This article was featured on Policeone.com. Of all the wrecks I had as a young deputy, the most noteworthy (or at least one of my top...

The Limits of Leadership

As a new police chief, one of the most surprising (and frustrating) things that I learned was just how limited I was in my ability to...

The Challenge of Change

*This article was featured on Policeone.com. You can access it here. I’m very quickly approaching the decade mark of my tenure as a...