Dallas, TX – In April of 2018, Armando Luis Juarez murdered Officer Rogelio Santander and seriously injured Officer Crystal Almeida. He also shot a civilian, Scott Painter, and two other officers, Officers Delgado and Vasquez. This week, he accepted a plea deal, saving himself from the death penalty and instead being sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. The deal was that he plead guilty and wave all possibility of appeals.
Juarez had allegedly shoplifted inside a North Dallas Home Depot and was detained by a loss prevention officer (Painter). Officers Santander and Almeida arrived to take custody of Juarez. During the contact at some point, [...]
Portland, OR – Earlier this week, LENN told you about a situation in Portland where police were attacked serving (for a second time) a lawful eviction notice of what’s been dubbed the Red House on Mississippi. The occupiers of the residence have since barricaded themselves into the home and set up an “autonomous zone,” still refusing to leave the property.
Using government-owned fences and barricades to set up the zone and keep police out. They’ve also at this time set up booby traps around the property and the house, including boards on the ground with nails sticking out, similar to spike strips. They also have tied thick strips of plastic wrap [...]
Fort Hood, TX – For months, violence, including sexual harassment and missing persons that turned out to be murders, plagued Fort Hood. Now, 14 officers and enlisted soldier leaders have been fired or suspended to address the issue, which is said to be “chronic leadership failures” on the base.
According to Army leaders, two of the officers being removed from their positions are generals- Major General Scott Efflandt and Major General Jeffrey Broadwater. Efflandt has been fired after being left in charge earlier this year when a female soldier was found dead. Broadwater has been suspended as the commander of the 1st Calvary Division, where several allegations [...]