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Updating an Antiquated System & Procedure Could Save Officers’ Lives

  When a law enforcement officer responds to a home or business for a disturbance or emergency call for help, the dispatcher will often relay to the responding officer whether the address has a premise history.  The responding officer will gain an understanding of the previous calls from that location. This gives an officer some […]

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Black & White and (I hope) Red All Over

Red from embarrassment!  I hope that’s the reaction in an East Lake Woodlands, Florida neighborhood where a Clearwater police officer is being told to remove her marked police cruiser from her driveway or face hundreds of dollars in fines. Maybe, being a law enforcement officer myself, I’m biased.  But what homeowners wouldn’t want a police […]

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The FaceApp – Cute or Calculated?

A little uproar the past couple of weeks over the FaceApp, the app that lets you submit a picture of yourself and then lets you see yourself in a different light, be it a change in hairstyle, age or facial hair. Someone voiced concern in a tweet over the apps terms and conditions spreading speculation […]

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Ice Cream Licker and Her Copy Cats Should Pay

Now that we know the identity of the person who posted video of herself licking an open tub of ice cream and then putting it back in a store freezer for someone else to buy, is a juvenile and not an adult, it appears she won’t face a maximum penalty of  20 years in prison […]

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UC Davis Responds to Calls for Professor Clover’s Termination

In a letter dated February 27, 2019, I urged University of California, Davis Chancellor Gary S. May to reevaluate the continued employment of UC Davis Professor Joshua Clover who, in numerous past comments, has condoned and advocated for the murder of police officers.   While I appreciate a response to my letter from the Executive Vice […]

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Do We Discard a Homicide Theory Simply Because It Seems So Far-Fetched?

I’m on board with the notion that, on the surface, the attention-getting “Smiley Face” gang homicide theory being discussed by four seasoned homicide investigators trying to solve hundreds of drowning deaths in this country, seems incredibly wild and unbelievable. Are we to believe that for years, groups or cells across the country have been operating […]

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