Posts Tagged ‘Fort Worth police’
MARK AND CINDY BOLING'S PET DOG LILY WAS SHOT BY A POLICE OFFICER IN 2012. (Facebook photo from Cindy Boling)

Update On Lily The Slain Border Collie

Jeff Prince
This week’s Static discusses the police shooting of Lily the border collie, and the training program and potential legislation that were prompted by that tragedy. Mark and Cindy Boling weren’t available for comment ...


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Lily Still Barking

STATIC
Somewhere in doggie heaven, Lily the border collie is looking down with a beatific smile and saying, “Ruff ruff ruff,” which translates to either, “My death was not in vain” or “Jesus, can you spare a biscuit?” A Fo...



FW Police Save Day

Jeff Prince
Another typical day at the office for Fort Worth police Officer Antonio Maldonado II, who investigates a weird case on the reality TV show COPS. A woman flags down Maldonado to complain that another woman on the street owes her...


Home Video Shows Forklift Driver Fleeing Police

Jeff Prince
It didn’t take long for people to start posting YouTube videos capturing the low-speed chase featuring a motorist on a forklift trying to outrun Fort Worth police earlier this week. Here’s the most notorious footage...



Mother Jones Sees Brown In Rainbow Lounge Story

Jeff Prince
The latest edition of Mother Jones spotlights the police raid on Rainbow Lounge, which has already faded in memory around these parts. The lead paragraph gives a pretty good impression of the writer’s thoughts on the raid: ...


Fort Worth Police Speed To Scene Of Nothing

Jeff Prince
So I’m on my way to work this morning and I get behind a Fort Worth police car on Jacksboro Highway. The speed limit is 45 but the cop is doing 35 and weaving slightly. I can see through his back window he’s looking down an...



Rainbow Lounge Backpedal Part II

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth’s top cop is still doing the Rainbow Lounge backpedal, which is refreshing since police are sometimes slow to admit any fault. This morning, Chief Jeff Halstead released a preliminary summary of the investigation i...


Cops Name Gay Liaison

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Police Chief Jeff Halstead tried to quiet the uproar over the June 28 Rainbow Lounge raid by making several promises to improve communications with the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. Earlier today ...



Rainbow Lounge investigation questioned

Jeff Prince
Some police are offended by the manner in which local and state politicians jumped on the Rainbow Lounge incident and started calling for outside investigations before the Fort Worth police department’s internal investigation...


Rainbow Lounge: Fort Worth’s Stonewall?

Jeff Prince
DallasVoice.com posted an interesting article today. The “premier media source for LGBT North Texas” tracked down a half-dozen witnesses who said they were at the Rainbow Lounge when Fort Worth police came to arrest people....