Monday, May 21, 2007
From salemnews.com: Wayne State University CrimProf David Moran recently commented on the story about a 28-year old Dearborn, Michigan police officer named Edward Sanchez, who called 911 and said he and his wife were dying, from a marijuana brownie overdose. It turns out the weed was stolen from criminal suspects, and that is when this sadly comical story just starts to get traction.
CrimProf Moran described Sanchez's behavior as problematic, and he applied the same assessment of the Police Department's decision not to charge him.
"It is not as unusual as it should be for the police to look the other way when an officer commits an infraction, but this is a lot worse than the average police officer speeding a little bit," Moran told The AP. Rest of Article. . . [Mark Godsey]