BODYCAM: Fatal OIS of Armed Subject

BODYCAM: Fatal OIS of Armed Subject

From MPR.org:  St. Paul Police released police body camera videos during a Friday afternoon press conference showing the fatal shooting of an armed 43-year-old man by two of the department's officers. Police Chief Todd Axtell called the Aug. 5 shooting "absolutely heart ...
Is Your Department Drifting?

Is Your Department Drifting?

I recently read a story about two teenage boys who came upon an abandoned boat floating in the river. The paddles were broken, but that didn't deter them. They jumped in the boat without much thought. We shoved off and drifted downstream talking, joking and carrying on. I'm not ...
Carnage Report

Carnage Report

NHTSA—National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, for those who don’t know—and the other various alphabet-soup government agencies who keep track of roadway statistics tend to attribute the major causal factors of collisions on physical mechanics that are measurable. I understand ...
BODYCAM: Man Grabs Taser, Gets Shot

BODYCAM: Man Grabs Taser, Gets Shot

From the Miami-Herald:  A Pompano Beach man was shot by police after a bizarre encounter that began when he drove his car through a chain-link fence and into a small lake just north of the Florida Keys and was saved by another driver. After being helped from the submerged vehicle by ...