There are some citizens who, in this season of Thanksgiving, believe America is going to hell in a handbasket. I am not one of them.
From my perch in the world of crime and justice I find more than 686-thousand reasons to be thankful. That’s the number of full-time law enforcement officers employed in the United States. 686,665 sworn officers, to quote the latest statistics, who go out every day to help keep us safe.