We are called to tell the truth. This is not easy for anyone, but it can be complicated for a police officer, perhaps even more so for a Christian police officer. How do we reconcile situations where we employ strategic deception, lies to conceal our identity or to prompt an admission from a suspect, with our obligation to remain truthful?
The Ethicist’s take on seeking your day in court when you know you are guilty. A civic virtue or dodging responsibility?
An employee stole money from me and I think he is going to steal again, should I call the police? The NY Times Ethicist’s answer might surprise you.
Don’t get comfortable with the legal definition used to charge a thief, there are many ways to steal apart from this.
In the midst of all accounts of Peter Graves’ professional accomplishments there were two things that stood out…two clues to a significance that will live beyond anything he did on the screen.
A commitment to marital fidelity is the most significant way you can protect your family.
The sixth principle to “Respect all Human Life” is all about adjusting your perspective to give no lesser status to anyone based on race, gender, age or anything else.
The error of youth is to believe that intelligence is a substitute for experience, while the error of age is to believe experience is a substitute for intelligence.
Lyman Bryson (1888-1959)
By all accounts Sgt. Alan Haymaker lived a life based on ordered principles; he loved God, his wife, his children and the noble profession he was called to. The result; he lived a life with an impact like a “punch delivered with great force.” We can all learn a lesson from Sgt. Haymaker on living a life with purpose that impacts those around us. Are you living a haymaker?