Texas State Troopers

Roadside Cavity Searches: Saving Law Enforcement From Themselves, Again

Roadside Cavity Searches: Saving Law Enforcement From Themselves, Again

An Open Letter to Director Steven McCaw, Texas Department of Public Safety Read: Saving Law Enforcement From Themselves After watching yet another roadside body cavity search for marijuana by Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers on national television, I have to point out the obvious. These searches are not outlier events but they call into […]

Saving Law Enforcement Organizations From Themselves

Saving Law Enforcement Organizations From Themselves

PHOTO SOURCE: CBS Dallas Forth-Worth. Then officer Kelly Helleson caught on a dashboard camera preparing to perform a cavity search on a woman under the suspicion of marijuana possession. In a recent Reason.com blog post author Mike Riggs points to a clear example of the many failings of the ongoing Drug War, the stigmatization of human beings. This […]

UPDATE: Moms for Marijuana Quilt FOUND, Kinda

UPDATE: Moms for Marijuana Quilt FOUND, Kinda

UPDATE:U.S. panel portion of the Cannabis Quilt was found by the side of the road after an anonymous tip notified Moms of the whereabouts. International panel still missing. The group issued a press release saying:  “Words cannot express our gratitude to our canna-family, the community and the media for all your help. The search is still […]