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Perception vs Reality – Angels vs Demons †
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Perception vs Reality – Angels vs Demons †

After working almost three decades in Law Enforcement I’m rarely surprised when I hear or read stories that dilute the truth or sacrifice reality out of an apparent need to publish politically correct versions of news worthy events. I don’t think many people would disagree when I suggest the media can […]

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WINNIPEG CRIME RATE DROP – A False Positive ?

I’ve made a point of watching social media since the WPS released their 2013 Annual Statistical Report trumpeting significant reductions in crime. The social media debate is now raging regarding who deserves the credit.  Are the crime reductions directly attributable to a rookie Police Chief’s departure from traditional Policing philosophies or is the […]