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SPD Raised Pay, Kinda | Servitude Update

The Scottsdale Police Department has announced a pay increase for their officers, but how will it really work?

Commitments, Reimbursements and Servitude

To stop the exodus of police officers from Scottsdale to other agencies, they are now fining those officers up to $4,685 for violating their "commitment" to the Chief.

No Badge For You, Traitor!

I've been accused more than once of being an "apologist" for law enforcement, for...

Rick Bucher, Rural/Metro Firefighter on Cleared Hot

Rick Bucher was raised in Scottsdale, AZ, a Rural/Metro firefighter and elite cyclist who...
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Chief Talk Breakdown – Jan 2022

Every month when the Chief releases his "Chief Talk" video I get a number...

Steve Gesell is Running for Office

I worked with and for Steve Gesell. Let me be as clear as I...

The Please Don’t Fire Me Report is Released

The Scottsdale Chief released his "Please Don't Fire Me" report, which is officially called...

Holy Cow, I Must Have Been An A-Hole Cop and Didn’t Know It.

This is the kind of media coverage that makes me crazy and it's contributing...

The Rhetoric and Data Don’t Jive

I talked about the Scottsdale PD Chief's decision not to allow his employees to...

How Not to Lead 101: Alan Rodbell’s “Difficult Decisions”

So, I hear Commander Aaron Minor was fired . . . again.  Or re-fired...

Wow, Scottsdale PD Fired Commander Minor!

So, let me fill in the blanks after you read the following document, which...

Lack of Ethics on Display, Again – Carrie Candler

I'm hearing lots of stories and rumors coming out of Gilbert PD in regards...

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