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The Requirement to “Knock and Announce”

By |January 10th, 2017|

By: Dee Wampler

When does “knock and announce” not apply?
The Fourth Amendment requires all police3 officers “knock and announce” their identity and purpose entry into your house or apartment even with a search warrant.¹
The “no-knock entry” is always present in felony drug cases, especially where there is an extremely high risk of serious, if not deadly […]

PRESS RELEASE STATEMENT: Mr. Wampler Demands Gavin Devic’s Record be Cleared

By |January 9th, 2017|

Gavin Devic has an outstanding and nearly perfect school record and accomplishments for a 17 year old high school student. He is an example of what we all hope and pray for our young people to be as future leaders.

He lettered in three (3) sports: Track, football, and wrestling. He was on schedule to set […]

New Gun Laws in 2017

By |January 9th, 2017|

By: Dee Wampler

New gun laws are changing the landscape for self-defense
The new Missouri constitutional-carry law (2017) provides:

Removes the permitting requirement for carrying a concealed weapon (with a few exceptions);
Expands the state’s existing Castle Doctrine to include guests such as babysitters, who now can defend the property as if it is their own;
Individuals who carry concealed […]

Constitutional Carry

By |January 9th, 2017|

By: Dee Wampler

Our Changing Constitutional Carry
Our new gun law (2017) expands Missouri’s existing Castle Doctrine in which you can now “stand your ground,” wherever you have a legal right to be, should you be threatened with serious or deadly force. It eliminates current requirements requiring Missouri citizens to obtain training, education, background checks, and permits […]

Illegal Aliens Can Have Guns

By |December 20th, 2016|

By: Dee Wampler

The Second Amendment blankets more than just citizens
Mariano Meza-Rodriguez, a citizen of Mexico, was arrested in August 2013, carrying a .22 caliber cartridge. He was arrested after causing armed disturbances at several bars. After a foot chase, they apprehended him and patted him down turning up a loaded weapon. Video Surveillance at the […]

Ghosts of Ferguson Doesn’t Scare High Court

By |December 20th, 2016|

By: Dee Wampler

Unconstitutional detention can lead to Constitutional searches
An officer’s lack of reasonable suspicion to stop a pedestrian doesn’t taint evidence gained in a search conducted after the officer has discovered that the person has a valid arrest warrant. (Somewhat similar to the arrest of Michael Brown.)¹
In June, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Utah […]

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 […]