How Many Americans Are Killed By Police?

A question on so many minds is “How many Americans are killed by police?” The website killedbypolice.net is doing a good job at tracking data as far back as two years ago. While you can find details of each death on the site, I compiled the monthly numbers into an easy-to-read bar graph.     2013 May 104 deaths 2013 June […]

My First Ride In A Police Car

I was driving north on WenXin Lu, Monday, August 20, 2012, at 10:45am, on my scooter.  Coming off the traffic light at Daye Lu, heading towards Dalong Lu, I attempted to merge right (from the right-hand lane into the scooter lane).  I felt something hit the right rear of my scooter and turned my head to see […]

My Thoughts On The PSU Scandal

Mere days ago, it was announced the Joe Paterno has a treatable form of lung cancer; a good friend of mine, who is both named Laura and a considerably larger football fan than I am, suggested it was to gain sympathy after the recent scandal.  This prompted me to do some research and write the […]

Why I Hate Cops – Written February 27, 2003

Last night, I found myself in a very stressful situation regarding a group of Oxen and my roommate, who I will refer to as S.D. The whole night we had been dealing with Oxen disrespecting our apartment and disrespecting us, both verbally and physically. Once they showed up at our front door to drag S.D. […]

Why I Have Hated Cops Since College – Written February 27, 2003

On the evening of February 26, 2003, a situation occurred between members of the Theta Chi fraternity and my apartment, 1F. At approximately 9:30 pm my roommate Ben Moats and I were on the exterior of our apartment smoking cigarettes and we saw that people standing outside 3B were spitting over the balcony onto the […]

My Gift to the World – A Persuasive Essay – Written December 6, 2001

On Wednesday, November 28th, 2001, I was caught in possession of marijuana in my dorm room by a High Point University campus security guard as well as a member of the High Point Police Department. The situation occurred at a little after 8:00 pm. I was in the room with my girlfriend, who had not […]