Monthly Archives: February 2020

Speaking Out in Seattle Can Cost Anyone Their Job

Monday the Seattle Deputy Police Chief position became vacant “until further notice.”  This is because Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best announced the demotion of the then current Deputy Chief, Garth Green.  The announcement came roughly four months after Green made harsh comments about sex workers at a city council meeting.  During that meeting there was… Continue Reading »

End Those Quotas

Washington citizens have always been skeptical that law enforcement agents in-and-around the state have traffic citation quotas; essentially, that their bosses mandate a certain number of citations each month and/or year. Well to combat that view (and to improve the perception of law enforcement integrity) the state Senate recently passed a bill to prevent traffic… Continue Reading »

Why the Crackdown??

A few recent incidents signify why the government is so hell-bent on continuing to crack down on DUI’s in Washington State. First, a Clark County Deputy Sheriff was hurt this past weekend after driving directly into the path of an intoxicated driver on northbound Interstate 5.  The Deputy’s intent was to stop the motorist from… Continue Reading »

THC Accident Numbers UP

Recently a new study by AAA came out that shows the number has doubled for positively tested THC drivers in Washington State involved in deadly crashes, which – of course – should be expected in light of the legalization of marijuana. In the five years before legalization, an average of 56 Washington drivers involved in… Continue Reading »