To young to die

Officer Terney with the Techumseh, OK police department was killed March 27, 2017.  A young man at the beginning of his career. Police Officer Justin Terney was shot and killed while pursuing a fleeing subject at approximately 11:30 pm. He conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle near South Cooper Drive and Benson Park Road. The driver of the vehicle fled on foot and Officer Terney pursued him. Officer Turney deployed his taser, but it had no effect on the man. The subject then drew a firearm and shot Officer Terney several times. Officer Terney was able to return fire, … Continue reading To young to die

A sad day for our state

Detective Weiland was killed in the line of duty on March 22, 2017.  Detective Weiland’s funeral is this week. Detective Jason Weiland was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance and multiple shootings. Police initially responded to a domestic disturbance call at a bank in Rothschild where two bank employees had been shot and killed. The subject later killed an attorney at a law office in Schofield before barricading himself inside an apartment complex near the intersection of Ross Avenue and Aspen Street in Weston. The subject exchanged gunfire with officers from multiple agencies at the apartment complex. … Continue reading A sad day for our state

Another needless law enforcement death

Sergeant Shawn Anderson was shot and killed at approximately 11:00 pm on March 18, 2017 while investigating a rape. He and another officer had gone to a salon at 1962 O’Neal Lane to interview the suspect. A struggle ensued during the interview in which Sergeant Anderson was fatally shot. The suspect was wounded during the incident and taken into custody. Sergeant Anderson was a 43 year old U.S. Army veteran and had served with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office for 18 years. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Sgt. Anderson’s family, friends and the East Baton Rouge Parish … Continue reading Another needless law enforcement death

18 Police Officers….

Police officers killed in the line of duty is up 38% this year to 18 nationwide.  The only good news is that gunfire deaths are down by 6 or 33% so far. The way Officer Boyer was killed could happen to any of us around here as well.  Our local officers know this and don’t want to be the next statistic.  This is why they may ask you to show your hands, or put your hands on a steering wheel.  It isn’t about you personally, it is training  and consistency.  If our officers are consistent, they are safe.  My prayers … Continue reading 18 Police Officers….