Welcome to the Police and Politics Blog. This new feature of JusticeAcademy.org is specifically designed to provide a forum where members of the profession can address the contemporary issues of the day. This blog is hosted by Assistant Sheriff Ray Flynn. Ray’s professional career includes over thirty years of service with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. He received LVMPD’s Medal of Honor for actions during a hostage situation, and served as the department’s Assistant Sheriff since 2003. Ray currently serves as a consultant and is a member of the Board of Governors of JusticeAcademy.org. You can email him with your comments at Flynn@justiceacademy.org.