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Adam Wilson, author of Tactical Reload: Strategy Shifts for Emerging Leaders in Law Enforcement, is a highly decorated 14-year law enforcement veteran who was recognized in 2018 by the National Association of Police Organizations that sponsors the annual TOP COP Awards® for his handling of a human trafficking investigation in North Carolina. He has served as a SWAT senior operator and is trained to carry out specialized, military-style tactics in confrontations with violent criminals. He also collaborated with federal authorities in cases involving public corruption, sexual exploitation of minors and corrupt organizations. Concurrently, he served in a street crime unit that safeguarded against illegal guns, gangs and drugs. He has received five commendations for outstanding service and is a two-time winner of an Exceptional Service award. Wilson, who earned a master’s in Criminal Justice and is pursuing doctoral studies, is an E.A. Morris Fellow for Emerging Leaders in North Carolina and was appointed to the state Human Relations Commission by former Governor Pat McCrory.


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North Carolina: Land of Second Chances?

When we send people to prison, we hope the punishment will change them and they’ll be ready to live a better life after being released. Yet too many ex-convicts of non-violent crimes don’t get a chance to properly return to society, even though they supposedly have paid their debt. The impact not only shatters the […]


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Reduce Police Training Budget for City Council Raises?

Charlotte City Council members are once again making headlines after asking for the police training budget to be reduced by one million dollars. Why? To help fund the council members a new raise. The proposed reduction request came from Matt Newton (D) and LaWana Mayfield (D). This isn’t the first time this council has made […]


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Police Chief Hits Back

At a press conference on May 17th in Charlotte, North Carolina, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney discussed an issue he observed at the annual police memorial service for officers killed in the line of duty. Chief Putney took note of those in attendance and noticed only one elected official showed up, and that was District […]


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Degradation of Police Continues

The mistreatment of police is becoming even more asinine than it already was. It seems as if rule makers are in a contest on who can get police hurt first. These types of incidents are occurring from one coast to the other. Unfortunately, it’s the police officer’s safety at stake when people play politics with […]


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No, Bernie…Terrorists Will Never Vote

As the presidential town halls heat up, candidates are finding themselves making statements that are leaving a lot of people shaking their heads in disbelief. The issues left-wing politicians have begun to campaign on are becoming more and more outrageous. As if it is a competition to see who can come up with the most […]


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Presidential Candidate Eric Swalwell Wants to Confiscate Guns While Risking Lives of Police

California congressman and newly-announced presidential candidate Eric Swalwell recently stated that he would incarcerate gun owners who were not willing to comply with his gun confiscation tactics. Presidential hopeful Swalwell knows how to rile conservative Americans. One of the most tried and true ways to accomplish this is with the threat of taking away their […]


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Everything Evolves…Including Prostitution

Law enforcement, like many other fields, has evolved dramatically in the use and development of equipment, creation of policies that change with society, and the methods of investigatory practices used to solve crimes. However, one area that many departments have been slower to evolve is the approach to crimes involving prostitution. Prostitution, often referred to […]


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Ecuador Legalized Gangs: A Cop’s Response

There’s a recent Vox article trending on the Internet: “Ecuador Legalized Gangs. Murder Rates Plummeted.” In 2007, Ecuador decided to adopt a new approach and legalized gangs. After ten years, in 2017, a sociologist from the University of New York and U.S. gang sympathizer, David Brotherton, decided to go to Ecuador and gauge the consequences […]


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Does this Tattoo Make My Résumé Look Bad?

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.“ – Charles Darwin When training to be a police officer, I never thought I might need Charles Darwin to back me up on a policy matter. Yet here I am […]


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Sheriffs Taking Strong Stances on the Left and Right

Some of America’s sheriffs have taken a stance against the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) 287(g) program, otherwise known as the ICE detainer. That is their right, of course. But what are their actions against this federal program all about? When accepting the ICE program, sheriffs are authorized to research the immigration status of people […]


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The Case of Jussie Smollett Takes More Unusual Turns

Jussie Smollett is continuing to affect more than our news feeds on social media negatively. Now the Fraternal Order of Police in Chicago is calling for Kim Foxx, the Cook County District Attorney, to resign after letting Jussie Smollett off the hook regarding 16 felony charges. The Chicago FOP President Kevin Graham on Thursday at […]


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Verdict: Jussie Smollett, Guilty of Celebrity Privilege

The tale of Jussie Smollett will not end today or next week or even next year. It will live on as a slap in the face to the investigators in Chicago and an insult to this nation’s criminal justice system. On March 26, 2019, Jussie Smollett’s 16 felony charges were dropped. Why? The entire fiasco […]


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Puffed-Up Kardashian Platform and Self-Righteous Grandstanding

I am a Trump supporter. However, I get annoyed with President Trump when he wastes his time on brainless celebrities that believe their own over-inflated sense of importance. Kim Kardashian knows as much about criminal justice reform as I know about, say, working on a space shuttle. But she went to the White House last […]