What Police Believe

The article begins with promises of a “deep dive” but ends up misjudging the depth of the pool. It soon became clear where the author went wrong: He forgot to listen to cops.

Tidying STM with tidytext

Libraries library(tidytext) library(ggthemes) library(tidyverse) library(ggplot2) library(dplyr) library(scales) Load Previous STM Objects I have previously run stm models for topics ranging from 3 to 25. Based on the fit indices, a six-topic model was selected.

The Tyranny of Feeling

“That’s the problem with police, you don’t show enough feeling,” she said. “You don’t feel enough.” She’s right, of course. A drowning in a desert town with no lakes.

It Will Have Blood

I was dispatched on a gunshot. The 65-year-old mother reported her son had just shot himself. She was refusing to provide CPR or go see if he was okay.