10/14/2014, 08:44 AM

With respect to the recently published article about my personal opinion(s) regarding marijuana, context is important.  Since the article was published I have received quite a bit of feedback and numerous inquiries about what was written.  I believe further information on where I am coming from will be helpful on this topic.  The few sentences that were published were provided in the course of over 30 minutes of discussion on racial disparities in drug enforcement strategies by the police.  ...

10/08/2014, 09:31 AM

In a recent opinion commentary submitted by a guest in a local newspaper, a number of issues are raised (related to whether police need AR15’s) that compel me to provide our community with a different perspective.  A perspective that is coming from a career police officer of over 30 years; and now I live a life that is ever-apprehensive should the phone ring bearing bad news about one of my 450 officers. As Chief of the Madison Police Department, I have to do everything in my power to field ...

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