The Racist History Of The Thin Blue Line

The Thin Blue Line was a 1952 television show about the Los Angeles Police Department. It was conceived and produced by William H. Parker, the then Los Angeles police chief. The show, which lasted for a short time, was a question and answer show about policing. From the show, The Thin Blue Line emerged as… Read More The Racist History Of The Thin Blue Line

Documents Detailing Oscar Leeser and Ann Morgan Lilly Tiff at Thyme Matters

As most of you know, on December 20, 2016, there was an altercation between Oscar Leeser and Ann Morgan Lilly at Thyme Matters. A police report was filed and an investigation ensued. There was no prosecution of E.R. “Rut” Lilly because the District Attorney, Jaime Esparza, determined that there was insufficient evidence to proceed. The… Read More Documents Detailing Oscar Leeser and Ann Morgan Lilly Tiff at Thyme Matters

An Internal Affairs Investigation Into Greg Allen And Suspension From Duty

A few days ago I posted a post about the demeanor and attitude exhibited by police chief Greg Allen during the Dallas incident press conference held by city officials last week. My post focused on Allen’s demeanor and his attitude when answering questions from the reporters. Although the issue of his comments about Black Lives… Read More An Internal Affairs Investigation Into Greg Allen And Suspension From Duty

Claudia Ordaz and Vince Perez Questioned by Police Officers And Mysteriously Released

It was sometime after midnight on September 6, 2015 when two cars pulled into the Whataburger at 12140 Montwood. The fast-food joint is notorious for the ruckus created by the after-hours nightclub partiers who congregate there after the bars have closed. Because of the weekly weekend drunken disturbances, the hamburger joint is usually staffed with… Read More Claudia Ordaz and Vince Perez Questioned by Police Officers And Mysteriously Released

Another Example of El Paso Government Official Abuse: Paul Cross

As most of you already know I have previously written about how corruption is more than a financial quid pro quo. Corruption comes in many forms including using a position of authority to cater special favor and officially treating one group of individuals differently from others. Former El Paso police Assistant Chief and current Sheriff… Read More Another Example of El Paso Government Official Abuse: Paul Cross

FX’s The Bridge is Developing a Good Indicator of the El Paso Undercurrent

Like many people I have been watching The Bridge and like many who have lived and experienced El Paso there are many things in the television show that are obviously literary licenses taken by the network. But there is also much underlining truth that many in El Paso ignore, or conveniently turn a blind eye… Read More FX’s The Bridge is Developing a Good Indicator of the El Paso Undercurrent

The Dee Margo Affair

On May 8, 2013, KVIA reporter, Matt Dougherty shed more light on El Paso Police Officer Alberto Machorro’s road-rage incident with Dee Margo back in September of 2012. Some have speculated that this incident led to Margo’s reelection loss to Joe Moody. Was this incident a conspiracy? As with all conspiracies the evidence is circumstantial,… Read More The Dee Margo Affair

The Pillar of Society also known as Larry Medina is Expected to be Sentenced Today on Public Corruption Charges

Whether Larry Medina, among others, gets sentenced today, February 19, 2013 as expected is yet to be seen as Larry is such a weasel that he will likely seek to weasel his way out of doing jail time. He already tried prostrating himself before Judge Montalvo at his plea hearing shedding crocodile tears while uttering… Read More The Pillar of Society also known as Larry Medina is Expected to be Sentenced Today on Public Corruption Charges

El Paso is the second safest city in the nation…. Wink, wink

Yesterday evening, current County Commissioner and candidate for State Representative, Willie Gandara Jr., was arrested by federal agents. According to media releases, the arrest and search warrants are drug related. At this point, besides the “wink, wink” government relations pronouncements, the investigation is being led by federal agencies with local police and prosecutors nowhere to… Read More El Paso is the second safest city in the nation…. Wink, wink

El Paso Metro Weekly Byte: November 13, 2001

Welcome to El Paso Metro’s week in review. This section is updated every Tuesday night. City Council Review Deleted the item that would hire consultant to certify Jobe Concrete blasting; Three redistricting plans were presented and are being reviewed by city attorney; Hired two outside consultants to review landfill environmental compliance; Passed a resolution to… Read More El Paso Metro Weekly Byte: November 13, 2001