San Diego is always worthy of a visit. Any excuse to trek to this seaside community is a good one.
The International Association of Chiefs of Police is there today and until November 12. Police bosses from all over the world will be attending workshops and seminars on management, public relations and the latest tools used to combat the changing face of crime.
I ran into at least one Chicago police boss who said he was not supposed to attend. His identity is safe for now but others will see him.
Also here is an exhibit hall loaded with the latest and greatest equipment departments can no longer afford.
Also missing was any kind of ideas or methods to deal with a crime wave born of the pending Great Depression of 2008 and forward.
If you can make it, do so because it is worth it. Next year the conference will be held in Denver, CO.