It seems like a disproportionate amount of my writing covers LAPD and NYPD issues. I used to think that was odd. Now I know it is absolutely appropriate. After all, it is those two agencies, more than any others, that continually defy common sense and logic.
Check out this article about them not wearing helmets at a recent protest. Really? How far will the “big city” pendulum have to swing before managers realize that cops, not protesters or criminals of some kind, are their first priority. I think the cycle has run its course, and I hope – and pray – that we can start protecting our cops, even at the risk of “offending” the guy with a wooden stick.