In the June edition of Chiefly Speaking:

  • Chiefly Speaking June 2021President Tim Parisi addresses bias coming from the Anti-Defamation League;
  • Executive Director Patrick Phelan reviews some of the dramatic changes being proposed in the New York State Legislature which would impact use of force by police which, if passed, would imperil the safety of citizens and officers;
  • Read about the PERMA-NYSACOP Wellness Grant Award recipients;
  • Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley raises concerns over parole reform legislation which could result in parole for a cop killer, child killer, and the man who stabbed his wife and 4-year-old daughter to death and who eviscerated his 2-year-old daughter who survived. Read about how, under a current proposal, that man could be eligible for release in 4 years;
  • In Real Risk Management, Gordon Graham discusses Department Credit Cards and asks, Is It Worth the Risk?
  • In our historical retrospective Looking Back, we profile some of our members from 1914, including the Chiefs of Police from Cohoes and Cortland, and executive members from Thiel Detective Service, O’Grady Secret Service, Erie Railroad, and the D&H Railroad;
  • Our 20 page announcement about our upcoming Annual Training Conference including information about presenters, exhibitors and registration;
  • and a listing of training opportunities from around the state, our Facebook post-of-the month, and much more!


QUESTION: In our Looking Back retrospective from 1914, what is the name of the Police Chief from Cortland? The first correct answer receives the New York State Law Enforcement Handbook eBook from Blue360° Media – send your response HERE or to [email protected]. (one winner per edition; no more than one prize per winner within six months).

CLICK HERE to view the June 2021 edition of Chiefly Speaking!