Sharing ideas, making a difference
It is hard to believe that Law Enforcement News is celebrating its 30th anniversary with this issue — harder still to imagine that this anniversary will be its last.
I remember a conversation with Dr. Richard H. Ward over 30 years ago when he talked about his idea of a newspaper for law enforcement that would be published by John Jay College. I wasn’t sure the idea would work, but nonetheless put my name and address on a 3x5 card to commit to subscribing, and volunteered to be a correspondent from Kansas City, Mo. I have continued to subscribe and look forward to receiving each issue of LEN. For 30 years it has informed the police, challenged them and kept them abreast of new ideas and research they could use. LEN has also provided a forum for those in the field that wanted to share ideas, experience or points of view on current issues. That forum has proved to be invaluable to those in a constant search for better ways to make their communities safer. ...