Do you think wearing on-body cameras on duty should be mandatory?
Law enforcement officers who work in tourism towns have a two-fold mission, protecting the locals and protecting the droves of tourists that the locals depend upon for their livelihood and their departments depend upon for operating funds. That may sound crass but law enforcement agencies in destination areas have to be aware of the numbers and what they mean.
Police Officer Michael Petrina was struck and killed by an automobile on northbound I-65, while at the scene of a previous accident.The officer was speaking to a Department of Transportation truck driver when a motorhome approached the scene swerved in between the stopped vehicles and pedestrians. Officer Petrina was struck and killed by the vehicle.
Tennessee Trooper Van Morgan has been terminated for deliberately ignoring a fatal crash by a driver he had pursued.