Mimesis Law
31 May 2020
  • For Cops, Micromanagement Won’t Change Video

    by - Sep 29, 2015
    (Comments: 3)
    Sept. 29, 2015 (Mimesis Law) — I’m a great believer in video. When I was a patrol officer, sometime in the last century, I talked the Chief into letting me have this shoulder mounted VCR camera...
  • There Are No Dicks in the Alvarado, Texas PD

    by - Sep 25, 2015
    (Comments: 5)
    Sept. 25, 2015 (Mimesis Law) — I have a problem. We are writing to a national audience, so the boss wants us to spread the stories out throughout the nation. That just makes sense and I...
  • Brad Young: A Thief, A Liar, A Cop

    by - Sep 22, 2015
    (Comments: 7)
    Sept. 22, 2015 (Mimesis Law) — On August 6, 2013, over two years ago, Waupun, Wisconsin police lieutenant Brad Young was arrested for burglary, auto theft, and evading arrest. The 6’5”, 260 pound officer had apparently...
  • Yvette Smith’s Murder Should Be News But It’s Not

    by - Sep 16, 2015
    (Comments: 3)
    Sept. 15, 2015 (Mimesis Law) — In February of 2014, the Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office answered a disturbance call at Yvette Smith’s home. Within hours, Yvette was dead, shot twice by a deputy sheriff’s rifle as...
  • Irony Is Dead: Arby’s Places Kid On Administrative Leave, Cops Go Nuts

    by - Sep 11, 2015
    (Comments: 7)
    Sept. 11, 2015 (Mimesis Law) — When police officers are accused of misconduct, they are normally placed on “administrative leave,” also known as suspended with pay. This is so the department can conduct an investigation into...
  • Yes, Virginia, Blue Lives Matter, Too

    by - Sep 4, 2015
    (Comments: 0)
    Sept. 4, 2015 (Mimesis Law) — We’ve talked a bit about #RedLivesMatter and #BlackLivesMatter, and we’ve talked about the accountability required when a peace officer takes a life. I strongly believe that officers need to be...
  • Bexar Sheriff, Arrest The Deputies (Update)

    by - Sep 1, 2015
    (Comments: 5)
    Sept. 1, 2015 (Mimesis Law) — Texas has a simple rule about killing people—don’t do it. If you do, you get arrested. (b) A person commits an offense if he:    (1) intentionally or knowingly causes...
  • The Best Defense, For A Mere $275

    by - Sep 1, 2015
    (Comments: 0)
    Sept. 1, 2015 (Mimesis Law) — I am pleased to announce that, for the mere pittance of $275 payable to the American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys, I can take my place as one of their “10...
  • Traffic Stop Killings: Who Should Be Afraid?

    by - Aug 28, 2015
    (Comments: 2)
    Aug. 28, 2015 (Mimesis Law) — The Lake Charles, Louisiana Police Department recently issued a public service announcement video on what a person should do when they are pulled over by the police. The video correctly...
  • All In The Family, When Cops Kill

    by - Aug 25, 2015
    (Comments: 5)
    Aug. 24, 2015 (Mimesis Law) — We’ve talked about police involved shootings and the investigations conducted, along with the lack of prosecution. We’ve talked about how district and state’s attorneys are not willing to take these...

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