Corporate Welfare (Corruption) in Colorado Springs

Public Corruption is usually defined as use of power by public officials for illegitimate private gain. The label typically invokes images of politicians taking bribes when asked to look the other way or pass laws that favor a special interest. When elected officials...

Happy Independence Day, Patriots!

Evelyn and I want to wish everyone a safe and happy Independence Day. Two hundred forty-two years ago, a group of colonists – patriots — stood up to the King of England and said, “No more!” That resistance ushered in the greatest experiment in government the...

A Prayerful Thought for Primary Day

June 26, 2018 is primary day in Colorado. It is the day on which the voters of El Paso County, CO decide which Republican candidate they will nominate for Sheriff in the November general election. My posse and I have worked hard. We’ve invested blood (yes, one...

When I’m Sheriff, Safety Comes First

Finally the Media Gets Wise to the Sheriff’s Record Whether it’s a deputy on patrol, a member of SWAT or another special unit, or someone working in the jail, their safety comes first. In a story that aired last night on KKTV, reporter Dianne Derby dug into the...

Evelyn and I Celebrate Our 33rd Anniversary Today

Thirty-three years ago, in a small Catholic chapel called Parroquia San Vicente de Paúl, in Mayaguez, Puerto-Rico, Evelyn and I exchanged vows. It’s been a wonderful journey ever since. Actually, it’s been many new journeys and adventures, and my candidacy for Sheriff...