Guest Commentary by Daniel Klein Ferguson and Albuquerque: two nice towns that have been all over the news for reasons that would make their Chambers of Commerce cry. ALBUQUERQUE Albuquerque had the high-profile James Boyd police shooting. It was caught on video. Boyd, a mentally ill homeless man, was killed by APD officers in March of… Continue reading A tale of two shootings: Albuquerque and Ferguson
The Los Angeles murder story that continues to fuel heated political debate concerning illegal immigration is now the focus of a new documentary produced by the alternative news source Full Disclosure Network. The documentary provides an in-depth interview with the parents of the late Jamiel Shaw II. Police say Jamiel Shaw II, 17, was walking… Continue reading Jamiel Shaw II’s parents speak-out in new documentary
Update (June 13, 7:47am PST): Unedited aerial video of funeral procession from Phoenix TV helicopter (azfamily.com) Update (June 12, 9:25am PST): This is a link to The Officer Down Memorial Page, Inc. entry for TPD Officer Erik David Hite. In addition to the main page, the “Reflections” page is a worthy read. Update (June 10,… Continue reading Remembering Officer Erik Hite
update (June 10): Remembering Officer Erik Hite (*video*) update: KVOA reports its live coverage will begin at 9:30am Tuesday. A memorial service honoring the life of Tucson Police Officer Erik Hite will be streamed live on the Internet. KVOA-TV (NBC) and KOLD-TV (CBS) both report that they will provide live coverage on their respective Web… Continue reading Live Web coverage planned for slain officer’s memorial service
Update (June 12): Alleged shooter’s father writes to victims (Arizona Daily Star) Update (June 12): Delich documents say searches turned up guns, ammo, pot (Arizona Daily Star) Update (June 10): Remembering Officer Erik Hite (*videos*) Update (June 6): Witnesses say killer laughed as he fired (Arizona Daily Star) A man accused of killing an officer… Continue reading What are those weapons featured on Delich’s myspace page?
New Developments: Los Angeles Times, LAPD chief vows to clarify policy on immigrants, April 17 Los Angeles Police Chief William J. Bratton said Wednesday that the department’s controversial policy on dealing with illegal immigrants was widely misunderstood by the public and some of his own officers, and he would clarify the rule in the next… Continue reading Arrest in Jamiel Shaw murder case