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
(Gold Bar, WA) Shots were fired indoors at a property along U.S. 2 early Friday evening, briefly closing the highway. Initial news reports provide scant information, but say the shots were fired inside a house. It’s clear that investigators are also interested in a business located next to that house: Rightway Auto. Several law enforcement officers… Continue reading Neighbor stunned that “sweet, old guy” allegedly fired gunshots
Long before an illegal immigrant was charged with murdering a star high school athlete named Jamiel Shaw II earlier this year, Los Angeles resident Harold Sturgeon had filed a lawsuit aimed at repealing LAPD’s Special Order 40. Today, a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge threw out the lawsuit. Special Order 40 took effect in… Continue reading Judge throws out lawsuit against LAPD’s Special Order 40
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 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?