Police interrogations have been utilized for decades. One-one-one, intimidating interviews that discourage bathroom breaks or sleep in the hopes of getting suspects to reveal information or confess to a crime.
At a recent news conference, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Chief Kerr Putney sketched a portrayal of local crime that some readers might reasonably regard as being a somewhat ambiguous take on the subject.
Any individual in North Carolina who comes into contact with law enforcement regarding a suspected crime will immediately feel the unequivocal seriousness of the matter and the broad power of state authorities to act.
Today's blog entry focuses upon a recent drug raid of massive proportions that was conducted in Charlotte under the auspices of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Agents of the FBI worked in tandem with North Carolina state troopers and officers from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department in an operation that resulted in more than 20 people being arrested on various drug offenses.
How many people languishing in jails and prisons in North Carolina and nationally are innocent of the crimes they were charged with?
In a gun-friendly culture such as in The South, it is unfortunately common for otherwise responsible gun owners to leave a weapon in their luggage that they then take to the airport. When the weapon is found by TSA, these folks find themselves getting charged and even arrested & put in jail. These charges are serious and can result in a criminal record, loss of CCW or gun purchase permits, etc..