OpsLens > Military and Police

By Mike Furlong: We offer our readership a summary update on the Iraqi Military Coalition’s (IMC) nearly 11-week offensive operation to reclaim the city of Mosul, Iraq, from the Islamic State’s (ISIS) radical Islamic fighters. The IMC’s assault on…

By Stephen Owsinski: Like a mulcher spitting out tree bits, my daily newsfeed spews the words “police reform.” We clash over contemporary policing in America and how best to enforce law and order. As defined by dictionary.com, reform means…

By Chad Storlie: For the military veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, their wars overseas have been replaced by a battlefield no less challenging but frighteningly different—how to decompress, adapt, and succeed at home. C.J. Chivers, a US Marine veteran…

By Chris Wagoner: Each year, millions of people make useless, selfish, pathetic New Year’s resolutions. Things like getting back in shape, being nicer to people, or eating less—none of which they keep for longer than it takes to get…

By T.B. Lefever: When I was still relatively new to policing, I saw a young man walking alongside the road around three o’clock in the morning. He wasn’t using the sidewalk and I didn’t recognize him as someone from…

By Stephen Owsinski: Tacitly, we honor many acts of bravery performed by our selfless, courageous cops. We entrust law and order doctrines to their capable hands. But what about our police officers who take a huge leap beyond our…