Category Archives: Commentary

Let scientists study the effect of marijuana as we decide on legalization

dallasnews.com Cannabis use is a fact — legal in some places and not in others. Either way, science should be a stronger consideration to inform our policies. Elsewhere, research has yielded insights that would not have been possible without the … Continue reading

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A Community Policing Story

The nine principles of policing established by Sir Robert Peel of the London Metropolitan Police District in 1829.  PRINCIPLE 1 “The basic mission for which the police exist is to prevent crime and disorder.” PRINCIPLE 2 “The ability of the … Continue reading

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Can Stealing Packages Lead to Federal Charges

If you order an item from Amazon and it is sent to you by USPS (United States Parcel Service) it is a Federal offense if the person who stole the item is caught.  If the package is sent to you … Continue reading

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Dallas neighborhoods like mine need far more help than ‘See Something — Say Something’ | Commentary

dallasnews.com Written By Dave Lieber I  live in a South Dallas-Fair Park neighborhood, and communities like ours need more than a “See Something — Say Something” campaign. Chronic gun violence is beyond the scope of a neighborhood crime watch. Although citizen … Continue reading

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