Monthly Archives: May 2017

Police Officer in Tulsa Acquitted in Fatal OIS-Family Blames Tulsa Homicide SGT

Last September Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby shot and killed Terence Crutcher.  This after Crutcher refused to follow officer Shelby’s command to not reach into his stopped SUV. The District Attorney charged the officer who was subsequently acquitted at trial. … Continue reading

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Pre and Post Ferguson Policing

I just read an interesting report, “Assailant Study.”  The FBI examined the forces behind the killing of 62 police officers last year.  This is a 56% spike in officer murders over 2015. Some results were predictable.  86% of the studied … Continue reading

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Comey Exits-Stage Right

Well it’s finally happened.  That’s right the Pres fired the FBI director. I remember last July when my old partner called me and said …”Find a TV, looks like they’re about to indict that B^%&$. I headed to the lunch … Continue reading

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Mosby Urging Prosecutors to not charge Illegal Immigrants

She just can’t stop.  Can’t stop making a fool of herself.  That’s right, “Cop’s Perspective’s” goofiest prosecutor is at it again.  You’re right.  It’s Marilyn Mosby the oft quoted and most misunderstood State’s Attorney in the country. This time she’s … Continue reading

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Heroism Squared

I know this is not about a cop or cop’s activities or anything like that, but I’d like to digress, just once, to recognize a true American hero. I’m. of course, referring to Col Leo Thorsness.  A member of the … Continue reading

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Do Something Amazing

Cops have gotten a bad rap lately.  What with Ferguson and other, not so truthfully, but well publicized interactions with citizens that turned out badly. One of the big groans we all hear all the time is…”The police need to … Continue reading

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April Dunce of the Month

Sorry for not getting the Dunce of the month for April in on time.  I was in St. Louis attending the memorial breakfast for the officers killed in the line of duty. This is a doozy and comes to us … Continue reading

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