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Category Archives: Justice-Criminal

White folks, it’s our job

It’s our job. The sentiment is being expressed in various ways, so I don’t really know how to attribute the idea. Whatever the phrase’s source, I want to sign up … Continue reading

July 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Hurting for law enforcement

The lead headline in Wednesday’s USA Today may elicit sadness, anger, concern, or any number of reactions — “Chilling: 4th Cop Slain in 9 Days.” Gliniewicz, Goforth, Nelson, and Vincent … Continue reading

September 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mug shots point to pain, sadness and need

I stumbled across a web page the other day that created a deep sense of sadness within me. It’s a page of theTampa Bay Times which presents mug shots of people … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

Ozzie is still missing

There is a young man out there who is a fugitive from justice, and he probably doesn’t even remember his fifth-grade crime. I remember it because when you make a man’s daughter … Continue reading

November 1, 2012 · 1 Comment

Texas needs to be smart about prison funding

Faith-based programs are having a positive impact in Texas prisons, and the leaders of one such program have written a helpful opinion piece in the Houston Chronicle. Texas Baptists are highly involved in … Continue reading

October 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sadness and hope behind bars

The size of a prison cell shocks the brain on first site. Nothing in TV and movies prepared me for that simple shock the other day when I visited a … Continue reading

August 26, 2010 · Leave a comment