Improving America’s Police Force

After a grueling two weeks as Juror #6 in the civil suit Banta v. Walnut Creek et al, there is a lot to say about what went wrong that led to the unnecessary fatal shots to young Anthony Banta.  The jury was only asked to judge if the second volley of shots fired by Sgt. Sugrue […]

To Serve and Protect

The past two weeks I have been on jury duty.  It was the first summons to jury duty that I have received in my life, I was lucky that way.  I was hoping I would not be selected, but was not going to make a great effort to get out of doing my civic duty.  […]