Tag Archives: mental health

Prop 64

California Proposition 64- Captain Steve Watson Proposition 64, the California Marijuana Legalization Initiative, will go before voters on November 8. Prop 64 permits adult recreational use, commercial cultivation, manufacturing, transportation and sales. We stand united and strongly opposed to Proposition … Continue reading

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Violence…Against the Police

This article addresses what most police already know. Society’s failure to deal with mental health problems, domestic violence, PTSD, gun availability, and absconding from bail, probation and parole costs cops their lives. Policing is a dangerous job and most cops … Continue reading

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De-escalation Training and Rural Policing

A distraught woman holds a knife to her chest and threatens suicide because she had a miscarriage. How would you handled this incident? To complicate matters she has barricaded herself in a car with the engine running. A 25 year … Continue reading

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The Courage to Police…Do You?

While conducting a hiring interview this week, a recent academy graduate said, “I would ensure my safety, then that of my partners and then the community…” This was in response to an ethical question concerning an officer using excessive force. … Continue reading

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