David C. Couper


David C. Couper

David C. Couper was chief of police in Madison, Wisconsin, from 1972 to 1993. Since his retirement, he has attended seminary and was ordained as a priest in the Episcopal Church. He is the author of Arrested Development: A Veteran Police Chief Sounds Off About Protest, Racism, Corruption and the Seven Steps Necessary to Improve Our Nation’s Police (2012) and How to Rate Your Local Police (2015). He blogs at “Improving Police.”


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