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Police Accountability in Corpus Christi

CCPD Officer Arrested AGAIN for Assault Corpus Christi Police Department Senior Officer Tommy Cabello was arrested Friday a second time for assault involving a family member.  His previous charge also involved a family member.  One has to wonder whether police accountability exists or where it starts. Ironically, Cabello got into an altercation with yet another [..]

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Kitchen Certification

Imagine you run the public school systems’ kitchens throughout a state and have the title Executive Director of School Kitchens. You have a problem. The state legislature, the school board, and the public at large are expressing legitimate and serious concerns about whether your kitchens are providing safe food in sanitary conditions. Children have been [..]

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Body Cameras Key to Improving Police-Public Relations

CCPD IS USING BODY CAMERAS, BUT THEY NEED MORE According to a report on KRIS-TV, approximately 1/3 of Corpus Christi Police Department uniformed officers are wearing body cameras.  The station’s look at the matter is superficial, but it’s good to know it’s being observed.  Mandatory bodycams’ time is NOW.  Bodycams are THE existing technology which has [..]

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Gory, Blood Draw Labor Day Weekend in Corpus Christi

YOU ARE BEING THREATENED BY THE DA The Nueces County District Attorney just threatened YOU in public fashion. The threat? You will be forcibly strapped down or held down by numerous cops, followed by having a “qualified” person forcibly jam a needle in your arm while you struggle, drawing as much blood as law enforcement believes they need.  If [..]

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“Open Warfare” Against Police? No

Shocking and tragic news of Darren Goforth, a Texas deputy sheriff in uniform who was murdered in cold blood while pumping gas into his patrol car, has ignited passionate response. Thus far, the only suspected motive is the fact he was wearing a police uniform.  Only the most callous, fringe element would consider such a [..]

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CRIME SCENE DNA DOES NOT EQUAL GUILT

Catching the Bad Guys Matters Gathering evidence to catch violent criminals is a vital function of police. Believe it or not, even criminal defense attorneys want police to be able to catch violent criminals. After all, criminal defense attorneys live in the same jurisdictions as everyone else and have loved ones who could be at [..]

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Invalid Driver Licenses, Part II

OMNI Millions of people in Texas simply don’t show up to court or otherwise take care of their tickets. Reasons vary from forgetfulness to fear to outright defiance. Regardless of the reason, it creates a massive caseload of “old” tickets. Literally millions of unpaid/skipped-out-on-court tickets are outstanding in Texas. The sheer volume is so vast [..]

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