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October 15, 2018
Police With Military Experience More Likely to Shoot
Dallas cops who were veterans fired their weapons more than those who never served in the armed forces, study shows.
March 30, 2017
When Warriors Put on the Badge
Many veterans make careers in policing. Some bring war home.
July 20, 2016
Did the Cop-Killers Have PTSD?
We may never know, because “it is so easy to fall through the cracks.”
January 13, 2015
Fit to be Killed?
The impending execution of a decorated soldier shows the limits of the PTSD defense.
January 5, 2015
My Judicial Detachment
I was taught that judges reason, never feel. And yet …
William L. Downing
, King County (Wash.) Superior Court Judge
December 15, 2014
A Vet and His Demons
Does he belong in a prison or a hospital?