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Officer May Not Grab Car Keys

By |December 9th, 2016|

When does an officer overstep his bounds?
By: Dee Wampler
An officer with the Kansas City Police Department observed a vehicle enter an intersection and act suspiciously. The license plate was called in and the vehicle was stolen. He followed the vehicle but lost sight of it, proceeded to drive up and down nearby streets looking for […]

Photos: Mr. Wampler and Mr. Passanise take questions outside the Greene County Courthouse

By |November 16th, 2016|

Why Beerfest is Important to Us

By |November 16th, 2016|

It’s that time of the year again in Springfield; Ozarks Beerfest is this Saturday. Each year we look forward to this afternoon of watching live music and eating delicious food, all while sampling the wide selection of beers from breweries across the Midwest.

But that isn’t why we so fervently support it. Beerfest proceeds benefit the […]

Bill Cosby and Prior Bad Acts

By |October 28th, 2016|

The admissibility of prior bad acts complicates Bill Cosby’s defense
By: Dee Wampler
There are now thirteen women that want to testify to the same thing – that comedian Bill Cosby gave them a pill (or some other intoxicant) sometimes hidden at the bottom of a fizzy glass of champagne, a glass of wine, or soda. When […]

The Blue Wall of Silence

By |October 25th, 2016|

The Blue Wall of Silence stands between corrupt officers and the public
By: Dee Wampler
The “blue wall of silence”, known as the “blue code” or “blue shield”, denotes an unwritten rule that exists among a tiny minority of law officers not to report a colleague’s errors, misconduct, or crimes. If questioned about an incident of misconduct […]

Know Your Constitutional Rights!

By |October 25th, 2016|

Nixon’s Veto Overridden: Conceal and Carry Expanded

By |October 18th, 2016|

By: Dee Wampler
The Missouri General Assembly has voted to override Governor Jay Nixon’s veto of a gun bill that will expand concealed carry in the state and expand our rules for legal use of force. It expands Missouri’s existing Castle Doctrine in which you can now “stand your ground,” wherever you have a legal right […]

Increased Use of Body Cameras

By |September 6th, 2016|

Body cameras are becoming expected, and they produce results
By: Dee Wampler
When Micah Johnson recently went on a shooting rampage in Dallas, body cameras by police were rolling with 170 hours of video of the mayhem. The footage is now stored in a sophisticated cloud computing system.

The major company is Taser International best known for making […]

Lawyers Arrival Means Interview Must Stop Even If Suspect is Not in Custody

By |May 25th, 2016|

By: Dee Wampler
    Police interrogators were questioning a man about a crime regarding the suspicious disappearance of his estranged wife and her boyfriend. The suspect agreed to come to the station to the interview, had the opportunity to travel on his own […]

Search Warrants For All Persons Present

By |May 25th, 2016|

By: Dee Wampler
   In a recent case a drug trafficking search warrant included the search of “all persons present” on a no-knock search warrant. The warrant included searching for drugs as well as “all persons present reasonably believed to be connected to said property and investigation.”
   As police arrived a […]