In the Steps of Dinosaurs

In this essay, I’m going to deviate a bit from my usual cop talk (there is a little near the bottom). Instead of waxing poetic about the police, I want to discuss the other hat I wear: College Instructor.

Having taught college courses for more than two decades, I have seen a lot of unusual student behavior. Part of this is doubtless due to the process of college kids figuring out who they are, testing social…

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Criminal Justice Researcher. Career Narcotics Detective, Author. Mixed Media Artist. Habitual Line Stepper. Loves Dogs and Cats. Holds Doors. Wishes for Better.

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Dr. Matthew Pate

Criminal Justice Researcher. Career Narcotics Detective, Author. Mixed Media Artist. Habitual Line Stepper. Loves Dogs and Cats. Holds Doors. Wishes for Better.