During the uproar over the 2010 shooting death of South Phoenix resident Danny Rodriguez by former Phoenix Police Officer Richard Chrisman, I often wondered why two Phoenix cops could not subdue one unarmed man without resorting to lethal force.
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Jamie PeachyAttorney Craig Mehrens: Clarence Darrow, he ain't For a hot-shot legal beagle, Craig Mehrens sure seems to have plenty of time to write op-eds for the Phoenix Law Enforcement Association.His latest ditty for the Phoenix police union's Web site defends PLEA's all-day BBQ/fundraiser today ... More >>
azplea.comNo shame in PLEA's game, as you can seeI have to wonder if the Phoenix Law Enforcement Association would be so supportive of fired killer-cop Richard Chrisman if his victim had been white instead of Latino.PLEA has gone all out to back Chrisman, who has kept his lips zipped about the O ... More >>
Chrisman:Scouring the want ads tonight?Phoenix Police Officer Richard Chrisman, who faces a second-degree murder charge in the October 5 shooting death of South Phoenix resident Daniel Rodriguez, was terminated today by the City of Phoenix. Phoenix Police Department spokesman Sergeant Tommy Thompson ... More >>
azplea.comSpencer: hear no evil, see no evil, and speak not to County Attorney investigators The Maricopa County Attorney's Office's investigation of the Phoenix Law Enforcement Association and its president Mark Spencer, the subject of this week's Bird column, produced a nice doorstop pile of docum ... More >>
Forget the spin on Chrisman. Let a jury decide.As a follow-up to my colleague James King's recent blog item on Daniel Rodriguez's autopsy report and the fact that meth was found in his system, I'm posting the Maricopa County Medical Examiner's findings, here.One thing to keep in mind, a fact some se ... More >>
Richard Chrisman, Phoenix cop and alleged murderer of Daniel RodriguezThe Phoenix Police Department report on the October 5 shooting of Daniel Rodriguez by Officer Richard Chrisman was released today. And there's plenty in it for both sides in this tragedy to make hay out of.
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