My latest for WatchDog.org Some police revenue streams are more outrageous than others

My latest for Watchdog.org notes one thing in the Ferguson report that is actually worth complaining about:   The City’s emphasis on revenue generation has a profound effect on FPD’s approach to law enforcement.  Patrol assignment an schedules are geared toward aggressive enforcement of Ferguson’s municipal code, with insufficient thought given to whether enforcement strategies … Continue reading My latest for WatchDog.org Some police revenue streams are more outrageous than others

The Vatican Press Office Seems to Lack Faith

As we approached the brow of the hill from which it was expected we could see Harris' camp, and possibly find his men ready formed to meet us, my heart kept getting higher and higher until it felt to me as though it was in my throat. I would have given anything then to have … Continue reading The Vatican Press Office Seems to Lack Faith