Monthly Archives: May 2020

DUI’s not Pandemic Proof

Notwithstanding the fact that Covid – 19 has us all on lock-down, people are still getting stopped and cited for DUI … and the courts and the prosecutors are still processing DUI cases in real time. Case in point: on May 16, 2020 at approximately 3:15 AM a King County Sheriff’s Deputy was driving in… Continue Reading »

Words Alone – Not Crime

Racist name calling is not synonymous with hate crimes; they are two different things entirely, and one is even protected by the United States Constitution. A man of Asian descent recently found this out when he complained to the police that another man (during a traffic altercation at one of our local Home Depot’s) allegedly… Continue Reading »

On the Rise

As domestic violence related incidents have spiked during the Covid-19 outbreak, so too has officers’ ‘use-of-force’. In fact, two such incidents took place in just the past four days involving the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. Sunday two deputies were involved in the tasing of a man suspected of violating a domestic violence protection order. The… Continue Reading »

Man Down – For the Public Good

In all the years of doing this business, one thing has become quite clear … a great number of folks are just plain suspicious of police officers. They don’t trust that officers are truly ‘protectors’ of the public.  Well … a Spokane incident last week has probably done nothing to dissuade their beliefs … this… Continue Reading »