Springfield’s Roving Killer

Shots rang out across Springfield, MO late Sunday night, March 15th, 2020. For twenty minutes, police dispatchers were flooded by calls for gunshots being fired at various locations throughout the city. “In essence we had a roving active shooter moving from the southside of the city up,” Chief Paul Williams later reported. The last calls […]
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Officer Down

Statistics are often nothing more than cold hard facts. Here’s the humanity behind the statistics: “She was a very happy person, always laughing with everyone here at the department,” is how Lt. Jason Samspell described Sergeant Kelly Jo Brubaker.[1] On Tuesday evening, November 19th, 2019, officers pulled Kelly Jo’s body out of the surf on Daytona […]
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Chaplains seek Winning a Gunfight seminar in Hawaii

Late last year I contacted Honolulu (Hawaii) PD Chaplains Andy Kikuta and Keoki Awai about the possibility of taking a Winning a Gunfight seminar to the Islands in October of 2020. Both chaplains are friends and we have discussed the possibility of a seminar in Hawaii for a couple years. Andy wrote me in a […]
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“A Deficit of Respect”

Attorney General William Barr recently wrote in an op-ed that there is “a deficit of respect” for America’s law enforcement officers. He went on to say, “There is no tougher job in the country than serving as a law-enforcement officer. Every morning, officers across the country get up, kiss their loved ones and put on their […]
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“Stay with me, buddy”

It was just after midnight on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 when Denton (TX) Police Officer Urbano Rodriguez pulled over a white 2005 Chevy Malibu for expired license plates. Officer Randy Cole responded as back-up. Rodriguez contacted the driver, 44-year-old Michele Stacy, a person Denton officers were all too familiar with. Antwon Pinkston (33) sat in […]
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Minister-Warriors

The beautiful Idaho mountains can drain the health out of a man. At eight-thousand feet water freezes quickly in October, and there’s nothing better than a flowing spring of pure water to quench your thirst. I found such a spring and drank deeply from its waters. It was refreshing, invigorating, and nourishing—not to the body—to […]
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