BODYCAM: Officer Tased by Suspect During Scuffle

BODYCAM: Officer Tased by Suspect During Scuffle

As reported by CourierPress.com:  An Evansville Police Department officer was injured Wednesday morning investigating a suspicious person at a Southeast Side elementary school. The officer received facial injuries after scuffling with a man near Fairlawn Elementary School, 2021 S. ...
VIDEO: Police Shoot Woman Armed with Knife

VIDEO: Police Shoot Woman Armed with Knife

On March 12, 2018 Elgin, Ill., police pulled over 34-yr-old Decynthia Clements. She was armed with a knife and they attempted to talk her out of her car for nearly an hour. Her car caught on fire, which forced officers to move in to pull her out. They had both Tasers and firearms ...
The Baraka Hull Case

The Baraka Hull Case

Nineteen years ago this month, I testified in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in San Francisco in the matter of Hull vs. City of Oakland, Calif. I was reflecting on the circumstances of the case recently and thought perhaps the details of the shooting, the ...
Flu Season & Fire Season!

Flu Season & Fire Season!

This is the time of year we remind communities in the wildland/urban interface of the dangers of wildland fires. In truth, fire season is year-round, but when the deadly Santa Ana winds kick up here in Southern California where I work, the risk skyrockets. So we use the fall season ...
Time for Introspection

Time for Introspection

It is good—no, let me rephrase that—it’s quite necessary for me to look in the mirror and carefully, honestly, and methodically self-assess what I am about. As a law enforcement professional, my self-assessment deals with my actions, as well as those of my brother and sisters who put ...