Monthly Columns

September 2022: Springfield Police Department evaluation process underway
 

August 2022: Springfield Police Department works to ‘stay ahead of curve’ on POST Commission, DOJ settlement agreement compliance
 

July 2022: Importance of promoted Springfield police officers cannot be overstated
 

June 2022: Springfield Police Academy graduates ready to serve and protect
 

May 2022: National Police Week is a time to remember, honor
 

April 2022: Springtime brings uptick in crime
 

March 2022: Springfield Police Department adapting to change
 

February 2022: Springfield Police Department ready to welcome new recruits
 

January 2022: Springfield police commissioner says ‘quick release’ of repeat offenders must end
 

December 2021: Respect for law enforcement on steady rebound
 

November 2021: Fallen police officers honored at Blue Light ceremony
 

October 2021: Loss of police officers proves challenge
 

September 2021: September 11, 2001 lessons and heroes should never be forgotten
 

August 2021: Making a safe city is a goal to unite police and the community
 

July 2021: Springfield Police Department, federal DOJ liaisons meeting monthly
 

June 2021: Tragic events underscore dangers police face
 

May 2021: National Police Week is time to honor service, sacrifice
 

April 2021: Springfield Police Department diversity mirrors city demographics
 

March 2021: Springfield police commissioner says reform legislation responsible for recruitment issues: Viewpoint
 

February 2021: ‘Amid reform changes, police still need to protect, make arrests’
 

January 2021: I cannot change our past; I can choose our future
 

Radio Interviews

Bax & O’Brien Talk with Commissioner Clapprood – 3/12/2021

Bax & O’Brien Talk with Commissioner Clapprood – 1/8/2021

Bax & O’Brien Talk with Commissioner Clapprood – 11/5/2020