In June, the Austin, Texas city council voted unanimously to partially defund the Department. They didn’t reach an agreement on the details of the reduction at that time, although some members asked for a quarter of the annual budget to be cut for the next year. Now, the one quarter decrease talked about has turned […]Read More Austin, Texas votes to defund their police department by about 1/3.
Federal Agents that had been assigned to protect the Federal Courthouse in Portland handed over protection duties to Oregon State Police in a move to ease tension between the state and the US Department of Justice. The USDOJ and Oregon officials made a deal to remove the agents, after local and state administrators made the […]Read More Portland riots continue after Feds follow though with agreed pull-out
People are burning police cars, burning police buildings, throwing just about anything they can at police; they burn neighborhood stores, deface them, loot them, in the name of “social justice”. For 32 plus years, I have worked as a police officer, and for 32 years, I have felt like I make a difference every day. […]Read More A word of encouragement to my Brothers and Sisters in Blue during these trying times
Seattle, Washington’s plan to defund their police department by 50%, hit some snags this week, as hundreds of residents spoke up against the defunding push. Hundreds of concerned citizens brought their positions to the city council budget meeting on Wednesday in an effort to stop the proposed the PD budget cut the council was vying […]Read More Seattle and Minneapolis both meet hurdles in the race to defund their police departments – although Minneapolis still eyes a complete disbanding of theirs
Portland City Commissioner Chloe Eudaly, Portland Bureau of Transportation’s head, stated that the fence the US Government set up around the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse was done without a permit, and is illegal. As Portland officials find it ok to burn Federal buildings, and throw rocks at Federal Agents, they certainly draw the line […]Read More Portland fines the US Government $192,000, and counting, for un-permitted fence
For over 50 days straight, “peaceful protests” against law enforcement have occurred in Seattle, and as usual, they became violent as the day went on. Yesterday (Saturday), going into last night, looters and rioters injured 21 police officers, and set multiple fires, damaged buildings and five construction trailers. Several businesses were covered in graffiti, and […]Read More Rioters in Seattle use an explosive device to blow an 8 inch hole in police building wall
Chicago has already recorded 2,000 people shot this year, eclipsing the 2019 numbers that show a total of 2151 people shot – twenty-three people were shot yesterday, Tuesday, with four of them dying. Around 1:40 a.m. two males, 23 and 25, were shot in a drive-by shooting which resulted in non life threatening injuries to […]Read More More than 2,000 people have been shot so far in Chicago, with no relief in sight
New York: Homicides for 2020 are up 21 percent from last year. Shootings are up by 46 percent from last year. Los Angeles: In June, they had an increase in the month’s first week by 250 percent in homicides, and a 56 percent increase in shootings for that period. Chicago: They record 1,508 shootings thus […]Read More Murder rates and shootings in major cities hit record highs for 2020
In the midst of the continued unrest that had followed the George Floyd incident, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed several lawsuits across the country against multiple law enforcement agencies in response to what they characterize as “attacks against protesters and media personnel.” The group also sued President Donald Trump, along with various […]Read More “The ACLU will not let the government respond to protests against police brutality with still more brutality” cites the ACLU as they file multiple lawsuits against Law Enforcement
A City of Portland Police Officer, Jakhary Jackson, spoke out about Black Lives Matter protesters in the city, calling them hypocritical. Jackson stated that the protesters had fewer minorities in their “violent” crowd than the police officers they’re supposedly fighting against. Jackson said: “It says something when you’re at a Black Lives Matter protest, you […]Read More City of Portland Police Officer calls Black Lives Matter protesters hypocritical.
The slowdown of drug seizures at the southern U.S. border due to the Covid quarantines, seems to be over. US Customs and Border Protection recently released that their officers seized over 43,000 pounds of illegal drugs, worth about $92 million dollars in June; at the port of entry along the California-Mexico border alone. Earlier stats […]Read More US Southern Border activity starts to pick back up after Covid quarantine slowdown
20-year-old Jabar Taylor and 18-year-old Rashad Williams were being held at a juvenile detention center in Virginia, both convicted and waiting to turn 21 years old when they would be relocated in an adult prison, when a female staff member of the detention facility helped them escape. Both young men are still at large, while […]Read More Juvenile detention officer charged with facilitating escape of two violent detainees
Daniel Lewis Lee is the first person executed by the federal government in over 17 years. Lee was convicted of killing an Arkansas family in the 1990s. His execution went forward on Tuesday after a one day stay of execution had been granted at the request of his attorney. Lee and an accomplice broke into […]Read More Federal Government Proceeds with First Death Penalty in Seventeen Years: Murderer of Family Put to Death Tuesday