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Cover Story

‘Don’t blame yourself,   I used you.  I took advantage of you.’ By George Beck Matthew Hoffman, 32, had a plan to die. According to published accounts, on January 4, 2015, he milled around outside the San Francisco Mission Street Police Station, and in the late afternoon was found sitting on a planter box inside a … Read more…


National Voice – Terrorism

IT’S CALLED DOMESTIC TERRORISM, IT’S CALLED THE WAR ON COPS By Lt. Randy Sutton (Ret.) “Domestic terrorism” means activities with the following three characteristics: • Involve acts dangerous to human life that violate federal or state law; • Appear intended (i) to intimidate or coerce a civilian population; (ii) to influence the policy of a … Read more…



Situational Leadership: The Answer to the Civil Service Promotion System? By Eddie Molina If the Civil Service Commission (CSC) Promotion System is anything–it is fair. But it’s certainly not without its flaws. In most private sector organizations, individuals are promoted based on performance, experience and sometimes the bosses just have a ‘gut feeling’ an individual … Read more…


Women In Blue

Domestic Violence: The Batterer & Victim Wear Badges By Captain Donna Roman Hernandez (Ret.) October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month Generally speaking, domestic violence is a learned behavior exhibiting a pattern of coercive domination and control based on or supported by violence. Domestic violence batterers are manipulators and predators who use physical intimidation, emotional … Read more…



Gang Life is Often Regrettable By Efren Almodovar Being a corrections officer allows me an inside look into gang members, and here’s a trend I noticed: Most members eventually (if they live long enough) get to a point where they regret ever joining. Here’s how the cycle works: Gang members are not born gang members; … Read more…


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