Inside Look

Harsh Remarks, Racism and Police Shootings in the Windy City

Written by Victor E. Kappeler, Ph.D.

In a recent post on this site, while writing about the origins of American policing and its relationship to slavery and racism, I made the following, seemingly harsh, but empirically supportable remark:

Critical Thinking Exercise: Sartre and Fanon

Written by Dr. Gary Potter

Fanon, F. 1961. Conclusion. The Wretched of the Earth

A New Blue Line

"The shrill sound of a speeding police car has most of us turning to look as we scurry out of the way but giving little thought to where it is going, what has happened or who is involved. Police and the criminals they pursue are interesting, scary and even a bit exciting, but not something we expect to encounter in our own lives.

Understanding PTSD

Eastern Kentucky University’s Dr. Carole Garrison presented “Understanding PTSD” at West Virginia State University in April 2013. The following is a summary of her remarks.

Is Community Policing a Zombie?

Written by Victor E. Kappeler, Ph.D.