Traffic Stops Involve More Than a Cite

 

Sometimes I would not write a cite, and sometimes I would. Traffic stops lead to a subject that has a warrant, or like the story above someone who is a felon in possession of a firearm.

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One of the most frequently cited justifications for sanctuary policies is the claim that immigrants are less willing to report victimization to authorities. A report was released by the Center for Immigration Studies casts doubt on this claim, using the latest data from the National Crime Victimization Survey.

Mark Krikorian, the Center’s executive director and host of Parsing Immigration Policy, moderates a rebroadcast of the Center’s recent panel discussing the report. Two of the study’s co-authors participated in the panel, Center researchers Jessica Vaughan and Steven Camarota. They were joined by Capt. Keith Harmon of the Collier County, Fla. Sheriff’s Department, which has long experience with ICE’s 287(g) program.

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Last week, Mr. P and I had experienced a particularly busy workday and as we closed the day, Mr. P clearly wasn’t relishing the thought of the chicken and broccoli I had chilling in the fridge at home, ready to cook.  Instead, he suggested margaritas and Mexican food at the swanky Mexican restaurant downtown.  I […]

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Seattle police officers are fighting back against the vaccine mandate. I’m sure there will be retribution from the local, as well as the state government. Smashing windows, setting fires, and looting is acceptable speech in cities like Seattle, or in any city with a Red Brigade Soros city government. Police officers displaying the Gadsden flag […]

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My understanding is that the Justice Department has a general guideline to not start actions just before federal elections which could sway them. That was violated when Cap Weinberger was indicted four days before the 1992 election. And it appears that FBI intervened multiple times last year on behalf of the Biden campaign. They instigated […]

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‘A Thousand Different Habits and Instincts … ‘

 

I no longer carried a badge but I still carried a thousand different habits and instincts that came with the badge. Like a reformed smoker whose hand digs inside his shirt pocket for the fix that is no longer there, I constantly found myself reaching in my pocket for the comfort of the badge. – Michael Connelly through Harry Bosch.

I still have some habits that I carry from my time on the streets. I still stand to the side of the door when I knock on a friend’s door. I didn’t think too much about that until a friend mentioned it to me. When I go to any store, large or small, I watch people. Does everything look normal? I look for all the exits as I walk through the store. When I walk out to the parking lot, I scan the lot. Training and observation is still a constant routine.

This Is Not Mutual Combat

 

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx says there is “insufficient evidence” and now Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, who is a former prosecutor herself, is not happy. Foxx even cited “mutual combat” in this case, as it was reportedly gangs shooting at one another.

It happened in the 1200 block of Mason in Austin around 11 a.m. last Friday. The shooting was caught on a pod camera and police say more than 70 shots were fired. Two groups of gang members were shooting at each other. One of the alleged shooters died and two others were wounded.

Summary

The historic surge of illegal immigration at the U.S. border has overwhelmed the U.S. Border Patrol, the agency charged with detecting and preventing illegal traffic between ports of entry.

In this week’s episode of Parsing Immigration Policy, Mark Krikorian, the Center’s executive director and host of the podcast, discusses this with border security expert Dr. Victor Manjarrez Jr.

Join Jim and Greg as they welcome a Quinnipiac poll showing Republicans actually leading Democrats on the 2022 generic ballot. They also stunned in disbelief as Chicago prosecutor Kim Foxx refuses to press any charges in a fatal gang shootout because the deadly violence involved “mutual combatants” who willingly took part. And they shake their heads as there is considerable disagreement among government officials over whether booster shots are a needed for most people who have been vaccinated.

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I’ve marked this post members only. As a police officer you need a well developed sense of curiosity. You need to ask questions.  The plate number is not the actual plate number of the vehicle stopped. 4-8-4 TrafficDispatcher: 4-8-4 go.I-205 and Columbia with Oregon plate, Adam Boy Charlie 123.Dispatcher: 4-8-4 Copy. Preview Open

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Some months ago, as my instructor and I were choppering around Stinson airfield, we heard the pilot of a small airplane announce a go-around. The air-traffic controller demanded to know why. My instructor and I both said, but with my finger off the mike switch, “Huh?” Go-arounds are always at a pilot’s discretion. You don’t […]

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Fascists, and Anti-Fascists in Portland are one and the same. They are violent and no more than street gangs that see the city, and its’ neighborhood’s as a place to impose their will. Bear spray, baseball bats, IED’s (roman candles, M-80’s and an assortment of illegal fireworks), and now shootouts to terrorize residents. Residents, and […]

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Join Jim and Greg as they welcome Sen. Joe Manchin’s warning that another massive spending bill would saddle our nation with a lot more inflation and debt. They also wince as the August jobs numbers come in far below expectations. Is it really all due to the Delta variant or is there more to it? And they refuse to throw any shrimps on the barbie for the Australian government as the country goes crazy with COVID lockdowns and crushing freedom.

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Things have been going steadily south for law enforcement and the average citizen of Washington. After over a decade of demonizing law enforcement officers – which ramped up significantly last year – Washington passed law enforcement legislation with little regard for how the details would ultimately be interpreted or what they would mean for the […]

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What Portland Has Become

 

According to Fox News, it seems that they stood by and let Antifa violently break up a Christian outdoor worship event on the waterfront and the police did nothing. Before they turned their thuggish attention to the “Proud Boys” who came later, the Antifa goons…

are seen spraying red and yellow gas at the group of worshippers, as other Antifa members steal sound equipment, lawn chairs and wagons left across the lawn by families who had come to listen to the pastor speak.

Join Jim and Greg as they cheer Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for his blistering, accurate rebuttal to President Biden on COVID response. They’re also stunned to see a new poll showing California voters favoring the recall of Gov. Gavin Newsom by a convincing margin.  Is the poll an outlier or are Californians souring on Newsom at a critical time?  And they blast Missouri Rep. Cori Bush for saying she needs protection because she’s doing important work but we still need to defund the police.

From the Police Blotter: A Street Cop Glossary

 

Police officers have phrases that describe behavior that will not appear in an Incident Report. The behavior will be described. Jargon will not appear in the report.

1. Anti-social tendencies: Resists arrest.
2. Frequent Flyer: Runs from police.
3. Slow learner: See #1 and #2.

I Watched the January 6 Hearing

 

The videos presented were disturbing. I’ve seen violence on the streets. Violence that involved children, adults, and I’ve seen death that came for those that were on a headlong rush to oblivion, and I’ve seen death come for those that never expected it. I watched the videos from the January 6 riot, and nobody is more grateful than I am that people find them disturbing.

I watched them through the lens of a former police officer and I saw a police force that was totally unprepared for what happened on January 6. That will not be discussed in this Congressional hearing. I’m not moved by the tears from those in Congress that never spoke-up during the 150 nights of rioting in Portland, or any other city in America.