Tag Archives: police brutality

Was Off. Brailsford Justified in Shooting Daniel Shaver?

Watch my 12 News interview on the self-defense and deadly force legal issues in the murder case against former Mesa police officer Phillip Brailsford.

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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Internet Video Raises Police Use-of-Force Concerns

Arizona Republic article by reporter D.S. Woodfill quoting me on the police use of force issues in a rough arrest in Tempe by the Mesa Police Department.

Internet video raises police use-of-force concerns

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