In Order to form a more perfect Union

Julius Givens
4 min readMay 27, 2022
Preamble detail from a Dunlap & Claypoole original printing of the United States Constitution, 1787

On April 29th, 2014 in Waseca, Wisconsin a concerned citizen called 911 to report that she noticed a young man in an unusual manner walk through her backyard and into a storage locker nearby. When officers arrived to the storage locker to investigate the 911 call, they found seventeen-year-old John LaDue standing next to what appeared to be bomb making materials. At LaDue’s home and in his bedroom, police found an assault…

Julius Givens

A Chicago Police Officer committed to the three most important aspects of policing: Public Trust, Police Accountability, and Police Effectiveness.