Category Archives: Cop Watch

Texas Police Chief Sentenced and Jailed for Evidence Tampering

Last fall, Jeremiah Shults was the Chief of Police for Rosebud, Texas, a small Texas town a stone’s throw from Temple down in Central Texas and about two hours drive, going south on I-35, from Dallas. Everything changed for Chief Shults early in October 2010, when he was indicted for evidence tampering – a serious…


Biggest DWI “No Refusal” Campaign in U.S.A. Happens in Texas Over 2011 Fourth of July Weekend: What Should You Do if You Have a Bad DWI Blood Test?

These state-wide manhunts for drivers driving under the influence of alcohol aren’t news – law enforcement likes to mount these campaigns over major holidays, and we’ve posted about them before. However, in the tradition of Texas doing everything bigger and better, over this Fourth of July holiday weekend, the Great State of Texas will make…


Psychic Had Liberty County Cops, Texas Rangers, FBI and Media Searching for Nonexistent Mass Grave Site But Won’t Be Arrested For Goose Chase

Last week, down in Hardin, Texas, dust was flying as cop cars driven by local police, county law enforcement and even the illustrious Texas Rangers and the Federal Bureau of Investigation were racing to Liberty County after word got out that a rural dwelling outside of town might house the bodies of dozens of missing…


Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed in Federal Court Against 3 Texas Cops By Family of Jamaal Valentine

Federal District Judge Kenneth Hoyt of the United States District Court of the Southern District of Texas, Galveston Division, is presiding over a new lawsuit, just filed in the Galveston federal court as Case No. 3:11-cv-00229, by the loved ones of Jamaal Valentine (Angela Butler, Joslynn Terrell, and Crystal Truitt) for justice in the death…


Veteran Dallas Cop To Be Fired After Discovery That He Lied In His Police Reports

Another veteran Texas cop is discovered to be bad news — seems like this is getting to be a regular news story, right? This week, it was the Dallas Police Department who had the shameful task of informing the media and the public at large that a police force veteran (13 years) would face termination…


Laredo Cop Moonlighting In the Cocaine Business Sentenced This Week to 25 Years in Fed Pen

There’s more and more media coverage about the Texas-Mexico border, and lots of debate over how dangerous it is – or isn’t – to travel through South Texas and down into Mexico. Just this week, the Wall Street Journal reported on a warning issued by the U.S. Consultate’s Office in Monterrey that U.S. law enforcement…


Texas Border Danger: New Website Invites Your Video, EMails Documenting Lack of Law Enforcement in South Texas

The Department of Agriculture has put up a website, ProtectYourTexasBorder, where anyone is invited to upload photographs, videos, or email their own personal stories about how dangerous it really is down there near the border between Texas and Mexico. And by near the border, we mean anytime you get around 90 miles (or an hour…


More Cops Arrested for Breaking the Law: Two in Dallas, More in El Paso

In Dallas, two police officers have been arrested within the past week for doing bad things.  Neither one was on duty at the time.  Dallas Police Officer Ralph McAfee was arrested on Sunday evening at his home after he and his girlfriend had a fight that apparently escalated into something that resulted in Officer McAfee…


Great Texas Warrant Round-Up 2011 Starts on March 5 – Take Care of Your Outstanding Warrant Now

Once again it’s time for Texas law enforcement to try and clean their desks of outstanding arrest warrants by holding the state-wide Great Texas Warrant Roundup.  This will be the 5th year that Texas has done this, and this year over 240 jurisdictions (counties, municipalities, etc.) are involved.  What is the Great Texas Warrant Roundup?  This…


Police Brutality Videos Released: Texas Police Beatings and the Public Outcry in Houston

Beatings by police officers are not new; the new twist to this old story is how modern technology is giving us all a bird’s eye view of what cops can, and will, do to victims unable to defend themselves against assaults that often cause serious injuries and even death.  We’ve posted information and videos about…