Would You Have Pulled Your Gun?

Would You Have Pulled Your Gun?

McKinney, Texas, police Corporal Eric Casebolt is at the center of another firestorm focused on law enforcement. Many say an “international” firestorm, but of course everything is “international” these days as there are no borders when it comes to social media. But I digress ...
Remembering the Purpose

Remembering the Purpose

Years ago, I was sworn in as a police officer. I was given a copy of the oath I took and a copy of the U.S. Constitution. I took these documents and recognized that I was to celebrate the privilege of serving my community and preserving the American way of life. Every citizen in the ...
Lawyers I’ve Known

Lawyers I’ve Known

As I've said before, most lawyers live large. And I found one that must have a HUGE wardrobe. I had to travel out to the great southwest for a trial. My client wanted me to sit in on the plaintiff’s case and take notes during the opposing expert’s testimony, so I had to get out ...
Slugs vs. The Rest

Slugs vs. The Rest

I believe there are generally two types of police officers. These are: The Slugs: These generally do as little as possible, just enough to keep the bosses off of their collective behinds. They work harder at not working than doing the actual job. The Journeymen: They work ...
VIDEO: Dashcam of Fatal OIS Released

VIDEO: Dashcam of Fatal OIS Released

Dashcam video of a fatal officer-involved shooting in March has been released, showing Oklahoma Highway Patrolmen shoot and kill 34-year-old Tyrel Vick. He was suspected of killing his brother, Naman Vick earlier in the day on March 20th. Officers spotted Tyrel driving his dead ...