By Fellicia Smith
October 14, 2007
EXCERPTS: Police officers aren't only protectors. They can be perpetrators, too. One of the crimes officers commit - domestic violence - has been a focal point in Stark County several times in the last year...
Previous blog entries involving Ohio officers:
I have files on over a hundred Ohio officers who were involved in some sort of personal domestic incident since 2003, including 16 FATALITIES - so these are just the earlier entries here on the blog, NOT a representation of the full situation.
Wednesday, March 23, 2005
[OH] ELIZABETH HARTON - Stabbed and shot by fired police officer husband
ELIZABETH'S DEAD. Elizabeth was a Columbus police cadet trainee & wife of fired Columbus police officer, Hermando "Cliff" Harton Jr., who was stabbed many times, but it was the gunshot to the head that killed her.
Thursday, March 24, 2005
[OH] Niema L. Thompson Blake shot multiple times and killed by Officer husband.
HE WAS NEVER CHARGED - JUST ALLOWED TO RESIGN FOR BEING DISHONEST DURING THE INVESTIGATION INTO HER DEATH. WHAT IS THAT?
Wednesday, August 10, 2005
OH Ex Cop Ayers killed by son while beating cop cpt wife
The boy and Howard's police captain wife, Teresa, told officers on the scene that Ayers was beating her, according to the Myrtle Beach Sun News. A police report said the boy eventually "did grab the gun from her and shot Howard Ayers."...
Friday, November 25, 2005
[OH] Marion County Deputy Potts DV
Prosecutor said the woman had "no torn clothing" & only one red mark so
Sunday, November 27, 2005
[OH] Police Chief Roosa drunk with gun outside apartment police were called to for fight
Refused breath test. Felony weapon CHARGE DROPPED. JAIL TIME SUSPENDED.
Sunday, December 10, 2006
A peek into my week tracking power domestic violence
[OH] Ex-Deputy Brandenburg's wife allowed to drop dv charge
Arrested for dv then arrested for dv AGAIN, then allowed to resign day before being arrested for stolen property. ONLY HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR THEFTS.
[OH] Officer Krista Adams escapes Ofc. Bulman
William Bulman pleaded guilty to 2 misdemeanors - unlawful restraint & disorderly conduct. He was originally charged with abduction, a third-degree felony, and assault, a first-degree misdemeanor...
Sunday, April 29, 2007
[OH] Hiding what happened at Chief Volkar's house
"When [Waynesburg Lt. Bill] Bath returned to work he discovered his report and records had been deleted from the computer database, and the duty log and DVD from his cruiser were missing. The next day, [Mayor Mary] Connelly told Bath to give all his information to the chief. The mayor then ordered evidence removed from the police file and placed in a bank safe deposit box... The incomplete investigation and other factors make it IMPOSSIBLE TO SUCCESSFULLY PROSECUTE..."
Thursday, May 31, 2007
[OH] Akron Officer Jones Avoids Trial - and Accountability
2 of the 5 charges were FELONIES - but those were "AMENDED TO LESSER CHARGES" so he would not be a felon, regardless of what he may have done. THEN the misdemeanor charges of domestic violence and aggravated assault? CHARGES DROPPED. Sentenced to 60 day jail terms on each of the remaining charges - but ALL JAIL TIME SUSPENDED.
Saturday, June 02, 2007
[OH] Goodbye today to Officer & his girlfriend Mary Lyons
BOTH DEAD. Officer Grzywaczewski shot and killed his 27-year-old girlfriend Mary C. Lyons before turning the gun on himself. "Parma police say the female victim has 2 children..."
Monday, June 11, 2007
[OH] Officer Flynn arrested, fired, rehired, & arrested again
Cuyahoga Falls police officer Ralph E. Flynn III] who previously faced a domestic violence charge involving his live-in girlfriend has been ARRESTED AGAIN - this time on two counts of domestic violence against two of his children... IN 2005 HE WAS FIRED FOR DV, REHIRED, AND GIVEN BACKPAY.
Sunday, June 17, 2007
[OH] Before murder-suicide Officer G had suicide-try past
Earlier this month, this cop killed his girlfriend Mary Lyons. Not much surprises me anymore, but the news this morning did. I paced the floor wondering if mary knew. If she didn't, somebody is to blame. TWO DEAD.
Sunday, June 17, 2007
[OH] COP'S PREGNANT GIRLFRIEND, JESSIE DAVIS, MISSING
...During the initial stages of the investigation, sheriff's detectives questioned a Canton patrolman, who has had an on-again, off-again relationship with Davis... the father of Blake and of Davis' unborn child... JESSIE'S MISSING.
Saturday, June 23, 2007
Waiting for the beginning of the truth
Everyone has to handle the discovery of Jessie Marie Davis and her baby Chloe being found in the dirt today. OFFICER CUTTS IN CUSTODY.
JESSIE AND UNBORN BABY ARE DEAD.
Tuesday, June 26, 2007
[OH] Officer Cutts in court for murdering Jessie & unborn baby Chloe
"I'm not sitting down when I see Bobby Cutts," Porter said later. "I wanted to make sure he knew I was there"...
Thursday, July 05, 2007
Ohio media could give life from Jessie's death, but sleep.
Nikki said that BEFORE BOBBY CUTTS WAS A POLICE OFFICER he had a domestic violence incident on record. Reporters though did not ask how he was hired if that was true. Nikki said that she has had protection orders against him - with the most recent THIS YEAR.
Friday, July 06, 2007
[OH] Judge Russo's domestic violence is a personal matter.
For the second time in 10 months, police picked up the head judge of Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court after they said he fought with his girlfriend.
Wednesday, July 11, 2007
[OH] Not Michelle's day to die
I read in the news about the terrifying car chase, and that you had been shot in the head before the police officer husband you were divorcing fatally turned the weapon on himself.
Monday, July 23, 2007
COMPLICITY OF ABUSE IN MEDIA'S FAILURE TO ASK (OHIO)
Watching the media flurry around the disappearance and eventually the murder of Ohio's Jessie Davis - mother of Canton Police Officer Bobby Cutts' son - there was a clear omission. NOT ONE OF THE ARTICLES WAS ADDRESSING JESSIE AS A VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE - NOT EVEN IN HER DEATH.
Friday, August 10, 2007
[OH] BREAKING NEWS: "Sheriff's Deputy [Koon] May Be Armed And Suicidal" - Koon fired shots at his girlfriend through her car... The shot entered her driver's side window narrowly missing her... he fired a shot at her from what police believed to be a 40 caliber semi-automatic pistol. Because Koon is armed and has been involved in a shooting incident he should be considered ARMED AND DANGEROUS WITH POSSIBLE SUICIDAL TENDENCIES...
Sunday, August 12, 2007
[OH] (OHIO IS CLOGGING MAH BLOG)
It has to do with power, the gun culture, tactical hand-to-hand combat training, accentuated surveillance capabilities, the intimidating length of that long arm of the law when it reaches into the families of law enforcement officers, with careers and life itself dangling in the balance... OFFICERS ARE KILLED IN DOMESTIC INCIDENTS ALSO, NOT ALWAYS BY THEIR OWN HAND.
Monday, August 27, 2007
[OH] Denae shot her police officer husband
On Sunday Trotwood Ohio Police Officer Troy Dexter ran from his home, SHOT TWICE, to the fire department to call 911.
Thursday, August 30, 2007
[OH] Officer Martzolf's dv at wife's job not the first problem
Martzolf is accused of confronting his wife, pushing her to the ground and striking her in the head twice with his fist at her job... "I have to be careful because it’s a personnel issue, but WE DID SEND HIM TO COUNSELING BEFORE"
Saturday, September 15, 2007
[OH] "Domestic violence particularly difficult if abuser is an officer"
..."TAKING AWAY HIS BADGE AND GUN DOESN'T take away their training, and it doesn't take away their knowledge... And it doesn't necessarily take away their personal connections"...
Tuesday, September 18, 2007
[OH] For the Record: Lorain Officer Gerek got PROBATION?
...Lorain County Grand Jury returned a secret indictment charging him with rape and a misdemeanor domestic violence count... Gerek threatened to kill their children if his wife left him or called police...
Friday, August 31, 2007
[OH] There's hate in that suicide threat Laura.
Chief Cel Rivera said he will require a doctor's letter before he allows 17-year veteran Officer Corey Earl to work as a police officer again... "MY BIGGEST CONCERN is that he gets the help he needs so that he can be OK and BE A PART of this police department"...
Friday, October 05, 2007
[OH] Dangerous Detective Earl - Protection order lifted & GPS off his ankle?
A judge Thursday lifted the requirement for electronic monitoring of Lorain police Officer Corey Earl, who is accused of violating a protection order his estranged wife had against him... Laura Earl said she thought her husband was going to kill her and then kill himself...