Laurie Smith’s Dangerous Staffing Shell Game

So the good news is, it looks like we have a new holiday tradition of capturing Laurie Smith’s escapees over the Thanksgiving holidays. US Marshals safely captured the second escape over the holiday. I wonder if she’ll invite the US Marshals forced to clean up her mess to her Thanksgiving in June next year. It…

Ms. Smith Goes To Stanford

Either Laurie Smith is deliberately indifferent to or ignorant of basic law enforcement concepts or she’s senile. I’m at a loss to believe any experienced, intelligent, caring individual with this many years in law enforcement would continue to make these kinds of decisions. Her fourth floor administration is, frankly, out of their damned minds. They’ve…

Yet More Evidence Supporting Training and Policy Standards

The parallels to the Eugene Craig shooting by Santa Clara County Sheriff’s office can’t be ignored in this morning’s story in the Mercury News. In Saratoga, a sergeant and deputies harassed the homeowners for nearly an hour banging on doors and windows, then repeatedly tried to break into the house, ultimately busting through a garage…

…As You Wish to be Treated

I know, I’m slacking. I just don’t have the patience with this. It’s a lot of work for little return and a lot of frustration. There are a ton of items on my list, I imagine I will get to them at some point, maybe; for the moment, this a particular soundbyte has been chafing…