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“Just Follow Orders and You Won’t Be Killed” is Not a Feature of a Free Society

You will be killed if you don’t hear the instructions (John T. Williams). You will be killed because the truck you drive was hijacked (Frank Ordonez). You will be killed for trying to stop a mass shooting (Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford Jr.). You will be killed with your hands up in the air (Adam Toledo, ageContinue reading ““Just Follow Orders and You Won’t Be Killed” is Not a Feature of a Free Society”

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Mesa View Middle School Resource Officer Zachary Christensen Pleads No Contest to Abusing 11-year-old Girl

I urge you to revisit your policies and training regarding use of force on school children by all officers. I trust that you will uphold your institution’s ethical standards and hold a man legally responsible for assaulting a child unprovoked. A recent video from Mesa View Middle School shows School Resource Officer Zachary Christensen attackContinue reading “Mesa View Middle School Resource Officer Zachary Christensen Pleads No Contest to Abusing 11-year-old Girl”

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