BROOKLYN, NY – Cell phones are one of the most important items that many people possess. But are they so valuable that police should perform a dangerous home raid while residents are sleeping? A raid that could literally scare someone to death? For one family in Brooklyn, that’s exactly what happened, in the search for a cell phone.
LOS ANGELES, CA — A Lancaster homeless couple has been awarded $4 million by a federal judge in Los Angeles after LA Sheriff’s Deputies performed a warrantless raid on their wooden shack which left Angel Mendez with an amputated leg.
I got to thinking about the great gulf that separates the law enforcement profession that I knew as compared to the one that exists today. I never thought I’d be one of those geezers that says, “I just don’t understand this younger generation today!” But the fact is, I am, and I don’t. I offer this retrospective and comparison: