Category Archives: Police Misconduct

Police misconduct manifests itself in more ways than simply police brutality. Habit, culture, and training can institutionalize misconduct. Each way police misconduct occurs must be scrupulously examined and corrected for the sake of our freedom.

My open letter to city and police officials of Ferguson, Missouri, and their supporters

The Ugly Truth We, the public, can handle the truth. So far, it’s hard to tell what the truth is because you don’t appear to want to tell it or show it. One way or another, the truth is going … Continue reading

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TRUE STORY – Judge puts blame on dead 14-year old rape victim

A judge blamed a 14-year old rape victim, saying she looked older than her age, for being “as much in control of the situation” as her 47-year old rapist. He then proceeded to sentence the rapist to 30 DAYS in jail, rather than 15 … Continue reading

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Yes, Fighting Back Against Rogue Cops is Legal In Texas

Authorities routinely sweep excessive force by police under the rug and slap the wrists of rogue cops.  Inexcusable brutality is frequently ignored and officially supported.  Blatant disregard for people’s rights and safety by police themselves have fostered a deteriorating hierarchy … Continue reading

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Good Cops and Good Prosecutors

So far on this blog, I’ve pointed out some awful behavior by cops and prosecutors.  However, there is more to the story.  Most cops and prosecutors don’t fall into the category of “bad”. I’ve been a lawyer almost 20 years, … Continue reading

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OVERZEALOUSNESS LEADS TO ABUSIVE OVERCHARGING

OVERZEALOUSNESS LEADS TO ABUSIVE OVERCHARGING Cops have extraordinary power to arrest us without warrants and charge us with an array of offenses, which is a huge reason why restraining them is absolutely critical to freedom. A common abusive practice is … Continue reading

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TEXAS LAW ENFORCEMENT SCANDAL REVEALS BANKRUPT CULTURE – What should be done about it?

TEXAS LAW ENFORCEMENT SCANDAL REVEALS BANKRUPT CULTURE – What should be done about it? Prosecutor Ken Anderson willfully used the power of the government to put an innocent man, Michael Morton, in prison for 25 years for the bludgeoning death … Continue reading

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CopVids

One of the most vexing situations I see in my work and in various media outlets is an increasingly aggressive police presence. Simply put, police misconduct must stop immediately.  Even the most ardent police officers should acknowledge how important individual … Continue reading

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