On July 8, 2015, multiple Ashe County, NC sheriff’s deputies responded to a 911 call about an intoxicated and agitated resident who had been the subject of dozens of prior police contacts. When the deputies found the 62 year old man, Dallas Shatley, parked in his pickup truck at the end of a shared driveway, . . .
On March 16, 2014 two Albuquerque police officers responded to a complaint about a man camping illegally in the hills just behind a residential neighborhood. The officers encountered the man on a rocky hillside, and when they called him out of his tent and tried to pat him down for weapons, he pulled out . . .
orfolk, Virginia police officer Michael Edington, Jr. responded to a disturbance call on June 6, 2014. It was just another shift on a regular day for the young officer, but this call would be life-changing.
The Baltimore Six — Baltimore Police Department, MD (Three Acquittals; Final Charges Dropped July 27, 2016)
it all started The morning of April 12, 2015 when Lt. Brian Rice and others who were assigned to a drug trafficking and violence reduction mission noticed a group of men setting up what he believed to be a drug sale spot. The police were recently told to concentrate efforts on this particular location by the . . .
Karen and Rick Bell lived normal, productive lives. Married with two smart and athletically-talented sons, one could say they were living the American Dream. But that dream would begin to turn to nightmare in 2013.
James “Coley” Johnson joined the Wilmington, North Carolina Police Department in the summer of 1989. He was promoted to the rank of corporal, receiving multiple commendations for his dedication and service to the community and served the department as a field training officer for younger officers.
n July 2013, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agent Jon Martinson was assisting other agents at an ICE facility, preparing detainees for transportation from a secure facility and ultimate deportation from the country. One of the detainees became disruptive in a large holding cell with . . .
This posting is not about just Rick Combs. It’s about YOU, the LELDF supporter. Hundreds of you donated to support Rick. And hundreds more sent notes of support. And now it’s Rick’s turn to thank YOU for that incredible support. Depicted here is Rick with cases full of those notes. This is why we . . .