The County Did Not Prevail

Maybe I’ll  just approach  Laurie Smith’s lies at the DSA Candidates’ Night piecemeal for the moment. (DSA, I really would love if you folks decided to release those videos to the public.)  It  might be easier. This post is incited by a recent DSA email that was sent out, the sheriff’s untruths, and by sources…

What Is To Political?

Recently the DSA President sent an email out to the DSA to address some rumors and attacks he and the DSA have been on the receiving end of. I must admit, I know a bit about the DSA president and his ups and downs over the years with the sheriff and within the office. I…

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…