Ron Hosko was formerly Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) assistant director and is currently president of the Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund.

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November 17, 2017, 12:58 PM EST
Lawmakers’ attacks took a brief pause during Tuesday’s House Judiciary Committee grilling of Attorney General Jeff Sessions to allow their colleague Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee a few choice moments to showcase her personal bias, anti-police animosity and general ignorance of the federal components she purportedly oversees.
September 14, 2017, 3:55 PM EDT
Almost two and a half years after the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, and over a year after successive “not guilty” verdicts in state court, a Department of Justice statement unceremoniously announced the end of its investigation, without prosecution.  The statement concludes, “the evidence is insufficient to prove beyond a reasonable doubt” that officers involved in Gray’s arrest “willfully violated” his civil rights. 
August 28, 2017, 7:48 PM EDT
President Trump’s abrogation of his predecessor’s executive order on the distribution of life-saving surplus military equipment to local law enforcement moves him a step closer to fulfilling his promise to continue standing up for our law enforcement community.
May 9, 2017, 12:18 PM EDT
A frightening new FBI study offers a chilling view of police in retreat in a post-Ferguson world.
January 9, 2017, 12:06 PM EST
These pieces aren’t art, they are ignorance.
January 5, 2017, 11:56 AM EST
As with any trend as worrisome as this, we must ask why.
October 26, 2016, 9:19 AM EDT
Is the DOJ willing to disregard the rule of law for a political purpose?
June 24, 2016, 3:09 PM EDT
Baltimore's prosecutor sees resounding defeat in Freddie Gray cases. 
February 18, 2016, 4:46 PM EST
In the space of less than a week, February 5th to February 11th, six U.S. law enforcement officers were gunned down in the line of duty.  A seventh, and his pilot, lost his life in a California plane crash. 
June 29, 2015, 2:23 PM EDT
What can or should be done to ease growing tension or mistrust between police and the public in America today? President Obama believes he knows and has launched a national tour to offer his views on the present state of law enforcement and how to improve relations between police and the public they serve. The President’s actions follow a report issued by a task force examining 21st Century Policing, a report he commissioned after police and public clashes occurred in Ferguson, Missouri and New York City.
November 25, 2014, 2:25 PM EST
While the legal system has exonerated Officer Darren Wilson for his split-second decision on that August afternoon, he very much remains a victim of a politicized agenda that deemed him “guilty until proven innocent.” Although he will walk free, his life has been forever changed, as he has been exploited in a cynical effort to turn civilians against cops in fulfillment of an anti-law enforcement agenda.