Guess Why a Cleveland Cop Got His Job Back

The police department tried to fire a Cleveland cop but the police union presented a winning defense. A police officer got into a bar fight while drunk and, in the altercation, “lost” his badge and his official firearm. He waited days before reporting them missing. His supervisors attempted to fire him. They failed. A Federal arbitrator (why do we have a system where a Federal authority has jurisdiction in a local police disciplinary matter?) ruled that the cop must be reinstated. One Read more […]

Unarmed Couple Executed On False Assumption; No Cops/Shooters Suspended More Than Ten Days

When Police tell you they were involved in a “full blown-out firefight” you would think that this referred to both them being shot at by the bad guys as well as shooting back. Not true. Business Insider reports: Cleveland officials are suspending 63 police officers for their roles in a November car chase that ended in the shooting deaths of an unarmed man and woman, The Plain Dealer reports. Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath said the officers violated police protocol during the chase, Read more […]