What Does Marlin Gipson Video Say About Harris County Constable?

In a bizarre case in which a video has gone viral, both Marlin Gipson AND the Harris County Constable may have BOTH violated nearly identical laws. CBS News reported that a police supervisor is defending the actions of a Harris Read More …

Minneapolis Shooting: The Fatal Flaw in Police Body Cams

Image of thin blue line with police officer turning on body camera superimposed over. Caption reads, Body cams for police officers is becoming a trend which many in the public seem to see as a panacea. They are not. Body cameras are simply another tool for police to use. As with any tool, it is just as effective as the person wielding it.

Minneapolis shooting shows the fatal flaws in police body cams. Saturday, July 15, 2017, Justine Ruszczyk, soon to be Damond, placed a call to Minneapolis 911 to report a possible sexual assault near her home. A short time after, she Read More …

How to Take a Life & Get Away With It?

black Image of scales on white background with the words, "calibrate the scales" overlaid. As with any set of scales, the scales of justice must, from time to time, be recalibrated. Total balance is never achieved, but all in the criminal justice and legal systems must strive for it as much as possible.

Op-Ed by C J Oakes The perfect crime. It has been the subject of countless books, plays, and movies since books, plays, and movies were created. Committing the so-called perfect crime has been the dream of criminals; solving the perfect Read More …

Ohio Ban on Police-Minor Sex Lifted for a Mole

Matthew T. Mole, Highland Heights Patrolman who had sex with a minor. Caption: Imagine coming home one night to find this guy impaled on your 14-year-old child AND it turns out that when you call the police, HE responds. Oops. Image Credit: The Simon Wiesenthal Center

By C J Oakes, July 30, 2016 As if there was any doubt that there is one law for the public and another for officials, the State of Ohio is releasing a convicted pedophile Police Officer. On Thursday, July 28, Read More …