Woman Grabs Officer’s Weapon and Fires

Woman Grabs Officer’s Weapon and Fires

A woman was arrested after wrestling with a police officer and firing his gun Sunday in the Normal Heights area, according to police. The suspect was identified as 31 year old Chelsea Saunders of San Diego. Police said she had crossed the street, and when an officer tried to place ...
Perils of Presumption

Perils of Presumption

We recently revisited my treatise on the mindset of a police officer that I wrote three decades ago called “Presumed Compliance.” Now out of Arizona we get a visual reminder of much of what we discussed. What did you see? Watch the video and compare it to the bullet points ...
VIDEO: Ariz. Jail Officials Assaulted

VIDEO: Ariz. Jail Officials Assaulted

Four Maricopa County detention officers were injured, one seriously, when attacked Wednesday by an inmate in the mental health unit of the Lower Buckeye Jail, Sheriff Joe Arpaio said. Video footage revealed an inmate in an unauthorized area of the housing pod had been told to ...
Video: Freddie Gray Incident and Fallout

Video: Freddie Gray Incident and Fallout

Officials said 31 adults and 4 juveniles were arrested, and six police officers were hurt after several storefronts were vandalized and other properties were damaged in the waning hours of the Freddie Gray demonstrations. "Groups of outside agitators led to small pockets of ...