04/20/2018, 08:59 AM

“Shots fired” calls, homicides, traffic fatalities, sexual assaults, batteries; all are serious crimes against persons and result in everyone feeling apprehensive and insecure about our collective public safety.  Beyond the immediate victims of these offenses, one cannot dispute the “multiplier” effect that is imposed on those family members and friends who are also vicariously dealing with the trauma of the event(s).   The police are entrusted, as guardians of the community, to ...

04/19/2018, 08:35 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what they were being told, in the moment. In many instances, facts and circumstances, even the type of crime listed, can change as officers, detectives and investigators continue their work. Fro ...

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