Kids in Hot Cars

I was quoted by reporter Alia Rau in The Arizona Republic this morning for an article about children being left in a hot car.

Arizona Republic: Protecting Arizona kids left in a hot car

I told her that I thought new legislation criminalizing leaving children in a hot car was unnecessary since there were already laws in place that protect children from neglectful conduct and abuse.

I was also asked about whether a person could break a car window to save a child in a hot car.  This issue came up last month when I was interviewed about dogs in hot cars.

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What Can We Learn from Prof. Ore’s Arrest?

Last week I was interviewed by Arizona Republic Reporter Connor Wince about ASU professor Ersula Ore who was roughly arrested by ASU Police Officer Stewart Ferrin for walking in the middle of the street and then failing to show ID.  After she was arrested, Prof. Ore is accused of kicking Off. Ferrin in the shin and was also charged with Aggravated Assault.

AZ Republic: Nation Reacts to ASU Professor’s Arrest

This is the dash cam video of Prof. Ore’s arrest:

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