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Here we go again another nut case has shot up a school.

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Here we go again another nut case has shot up a school.

 Police officers have failed to respond to an obvious action required situation and you are all asking WHY?  Why would an officer that has such longevity on a police force fail to recognize when the situation requires that he or she put it all on the line.

I was in policing for 30 years I wrote my book “A view from the street /River City Policing” by S. Henry Knocker on this very subject.

The problem goes much deeper than you might think I wrote my book on this subject Doing the minimum and getting the maximum. This is an attitude that contributes to the failures that we witness throughout the public service arena and in private sector as well.

There are those that work around us that never measure up they can’t or won’t do the job and we tolerate this behavior. They do this to avoid complaints from the public. Doing nothing becomes a habit and when the stuff hits the fan they freeze. They haven’t done anything. They have no experiences to rely on. They have actually trained themselves to do nothing. Police administrations and politicians actually encourage this behavior. Weather it is deliberate or not I can’t say.

I can tell you what happened to me. I had a situation you can read about in my book. I was confronted with a man with a 30/30 rifle advancing toward me my choices were to run or stand my ground. It was a standoff I had my 9MM pointed right at him if he tried to move the rifle up to fire. I would have Shot this fool without one bit of remorse. Something told me not to, I let him walk up to me face to face then I bowled him over. We crashed threw a glass coffee table. I disarmed him and that was that I thought.

Well the New Chief at the time thought I should have run and let his new Swat team deal with a barricaded suspect in a residential area because that is what the book said at the time. Somehow turning my back on a 30/30 in the hands of a Known Nut Case was not that appealing to me at the time. The fool chief’s answer was well the gun turned out not to be loaded, and he put a letter of reprimand in my file.

Over my career both in the military and police force, I have received numerous awards and citations. I also receive a goodly number of complaints that I was over zealous and was picking on certain bad actors in the community.

It was my attitude if I kept getting an invitation to deal with you and you caused me to do paperwork. I was not going to be inclined to give you a break when that little thing cropped up in your life that I was made aware of. On the other hand when you saw the light you got the same breaks I afforded the average Joe. It was Fergie’s incentive program.   I was of the mindset that the judge was busy and didn’t need me sending things up to the courts that folks were truly remorseful for. I told a lot of folks “Why should you be charged a couple hundred bucks for a lecture from a lawyer that I could give you for free”. Most folks appreciated the wisdom. The ones that didn’t I just sent them over to the judge and they got the lecture straight from the horse’s mouth.

The whole point is that officers need to be supported properly by their administrations to get the best out of them

If you want to read up on this my book is on amazon.  I use the book as a fundraiser for the V F W it is called ” A View from the Street / River City Policing By S. Henry Knocker See Help the Vets at Post 5564 on face book

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All rights come with responsibilities

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                                           All rights come with responsibilities

The U S Constitution with its bill of rights is the foundation of the idea that we must rule ourselves with civility and charity towards all.

The duty to listen

We have as a responsibility to listen to our “Fellow Citizens” and to treat that discourse civilly even when that discourse seems treasonous to the Idea of the Constitution, with its bill of rights. I don’t believe we owe that same duty to none citizens. We should merely tolerate them as hopefully well-meaning advisers. They are like the neighbor who butts in to tell you how to raise your children.

This country has some well-meaning neighbors butting in and not only telling us our jobs, but taking over our jobs without even an invitation and to make matters worse they left their kids here to finish the fight when we kicked them out of the country. Don’t you think this is Rude behavior?

The duty to defend

All of us have a duty to defend one another against the invasion of those that seek to force their will on us even if there are those in our family that think the invaders have a point. Until we have decided among ourselves, the invaders are just that invaders crowding our space and interrupting our civil discourse.

The duty to moderate the extremes

We have a duty to moderate the extremes. Some in the family want to round all these invaders up and line them up against President Trump’s wall and shoot them and send that message. Well that is extremist!!

On the other hand we have a group of family members that want to give the invaders everything they are demanding and more they want all the neighbors to come and live in our house with their rules and we should feel ashamed that we haven’t done that yet, and by the way we should put it to a vote and let the neighbors all vote too. Oh yah! and we should let the invaders intimidate anyone that disagrees with the invaders with street demonstrations. Well this is extremist also!!!

 

The middle ground here is to send them all home.

Somehow I don’t think that is going to happen.  Do You?

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Blog 89 More on the Corruption at the Department of Justice

 See Blog 77

When I wrote the above blog I could not have foreseen the events of this past year but they were predictable.

This criminal cabal that has been assembled within the F B I is so dangerous to the Nation that, if it is what it looks like, The department of justice should consider treason as one of the options they look at for dealing with these (Jackwangs).!

Sounds a bit strong? Well maybe? I have NO! Political Affiliations. I am over 70 and have served the nation in one capacity or another for over 35 of those years. I have over 30 years in law enforcement.

Largely do to my life experiences; I am conservative in my views and tolerant of the views of others. I don’t give a dam what you think, or what cause you espouse. I support your right as a fellow American to have and express your opinion.\

We can talk treason to our heart’s content.

We act on our ideas through the political process which ends at the ballot box!

Any commercial enterprise that encourages discussion under the constitution of this great nation has the obligation of free and fair treatment of all views. I warn you Google, Facebook, Twitter Etc. you sensor us at your peril.

Any use of force to shut down free speech or intimidate others or disrupt the voting process is reprehensible.

Any public servant who donates to a political campaign should go home and write their resignation first.

Those that serve in government at any level have the obligation to protect and serve with honor and humility, neither asking nor giving favor, subjugating our personal views to this duty we have to freely and fairly administer the constitution. We are the referees, we throw the flags, if we are not unbiased, the fans don’t like it.

My blog 88 included below is an example of what happens when the law is subjugated by political bias. God help these politicians that place their bias above the law.

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Corruption at: The Department of Justice

For the last 30 years or so the Department of Justice in Washington D.C. has become more and more Politically Corrupt.

This organization is supposed to be the peoples watch dog of the government. It has become the lap dog of whatever political machine is in power. It may have always been this way, but I just noticed it sense the Nixon administration. We can’t trust the political parties to police themselves any more. As long as the ruling party has control of the Justice Department they are free to use their power to harass and intimidate their rivals.

So now we have the IRS EPA, and others being used for political witch hunts.  The State Department playing fast and loose with national secrets and the Justice Department dragging its feet on the investigation of a politician while just two years ago they slammed a poor little Army corporal into the big house so fast he needed a Sex change operation. It’s just not right.

What I think we need here is an amendment to the constitution taking the department of Justice out of the political realm, and make it an independently elected nonpartisan possession, that We the people elect every two years with the house of representatives. We should term limit the job and bar any retirement or compensation other than what we the people set as fair and just compensation indexed to inflation. End of story. This way that office would be beholding to the people and only the people.

No more enforcing only the laws that politics dictate. That will teach the political parties not to make laws that they don’t want enforced.

It would also be welcome if at the same time they add a line to the amendment that states “ All elected officials shall adhere to the spirit of the constitution and the courts shall interpret the constitution as it was originally intended Under penalty of impeachment.”    The Congress shall fully fund the Department of Justice, least they use the power of the purse for mischief.

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Blog 88      Murder Most Foul !

When we suffer the murder of one of our fellow citizens in this state and the Governor and his policies can be argued as being complicit in the act , it is time that someone said something.

When a small army of invaders can kidnap a mother of four from a public place and execute her by making her kneel and shooting her in the back of the head with a 40cal hand gun and then riddle her body with 13 more rounds someone should say something.

When government policies can be seen as one of the factors that led to the ability of those invaders to perpetrate this act of war against the civilian population of this state someone should say something.

Here are the facts as reported on one of the national news channels.

(Do not read further if you do not have a strong stomach)

Last week a group of five armed foreign nationals some, or all of whom, had been previously deported, became involved in an argument with one of our citizens at a public event. One or more of these invaders became upset, with a women. These five invaders then took this mother of four forcibly into a vehicle and transported her to a remote area. They then removed her from the vehicle and forced her to kneel and then shot her in the head with a 40cal handgun .We can only imagine what they did to her before they murdered her in this way.

As one who has investigated shootings let me describe to you what possibly happened here.

Warning this will be graphic.

After doing whatever they did to her in the last hours of her life? They took her forcible from the vehicle forced her to her knees and shot her with a 40cal hand gun. If shot from the back of the head, this would have exploded her head leaving her ears and tattered flesh where her head was. Blood brains and bone would have been scattered over a wide area. As if this was not enough with the body lying on the ground they began shooting her with additional rounds from this 40cal cannon of a hand gun,13 in all, each round ripping her body, breaking bone until her body was as a ragdoll. They then left the whole mess for the men and women of law enforcement and the medical profession to clean up. No open casket here. No last kiss for her loved ones to give their final good byes. Four children left without a mother. An extended family devastated with grief.

What will be our response to this? The press and politicians’ will find some excuse to justify their convictions that these are just misguided poor folks from across our borders who just wanted a better life. Somehow it our fault somehow they need State and City protections from a Federal Government trying to” keep these animals the HELL out of our country”. codling these morons is being done largely to covet Votes

To add insult to injury we have a Governor that just can’t kill them back, his conscience, won’t allow that. There is an old saying “if you can’t stand the heat get out of the kitchen”.   When the chief law enforcement office of the state just can’t or won’t do the job, that man or woman should be removed.  When State or City officials, including Police, conspire to circumvent the law, including federal law. Those conspirators should face the full force of the laws involving conspiracy. Conspiracy is when two or more persons get together to hinder the enforcement of a law or to commit a breach of any law. Our politicians don’t believe they are subject to the laws that we are all subject too. Just you get caught harboring a felon see what that gets you. The state and some cities are doing just that. Our Governor Has apparently instructed the State patrol Chief to discipline a trooper because he dared to turn over one of these invaders to ICE.

I remember a time in the 70’s the city mayor tried something similar and the rank and file officers told him through the chain of command to stuff it. The state troopers association should tell the Governor to stuff it and threaten him with obstruction of justice and official misconduct.

If I were Governor, it would take me about five minutes to send the charging documents to the prosecuting attorney and charge every politician that joined this conspiracy by word or deed.

The political parties have failed us. The watchdogs of the press have failed us by joining the criminals in their folly and now they are asking the law enforcement community to fail us in their duty to enforce the law without regard to political favor.

Folks, if you allow the law enforcement to be politicized in this way these political parties will take advantage, and become even more corrupt than they already are.

God help us if that happens.

S Henry Knocker

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Blog 88 Murder Most Foul !

 

When we suffer the murder of one of our fellow citizens in this state and the Governor and his policies can be argued as being complicit in the act , it is time that someone said something.

When a small army of invaders can kidnap a mother of four from a public place and execute her by making her kneel and shooting her in the back of the head with a 40cal hand gun and then riddle her body with 13 more rounds someone should say something.

When government policies can be seen as one of the factors that led to the ability of those invaders to perpetrate this act of war against the civilian population of this state someone should say something.

Here are the facts as reported on one of the national news channels.

(Do not read further if you do not have a strong stomach)

Last week a group of five armed foreign nationals some, or all of whom, had been previously deported, became involved in an argument with one of our citizens at a public event. One or more of these invaders became upset, with a women. These five invaders then took this mother of four forcibly into a vehicle and transported her to a remote area. They then removed her from the vehicle and forced her to kneel and then shot her in the head with a 40cal handgun .We can only imagine what they did to her before they murdered her in this way.

As one who has investigated shootings let me describe to you what possibly happened here.

Warning this will be graphic.

After doing whatever they did to her in the last hours of her life? They took her forcible from the vehicle forced her to her knees and shot her with a 40cal hand gun. If shot from the back of the head, this would have exploded her head leaving her ears and tattered flesh where her head was. Blood brains and bone would have been scattered over a wide area. As if this was not enough with the body lying on the ground they began shooting her with additional rounds from this 40cal cannon of a hand gun,13 in all, each round ripping her body, breaking bone until her body was as a ragdoll. They then left the whole mess for the men and women of law enforcement and the medical profession to clean up. No open casket here. No last kiss for her loved ones to give their final good byes. Four children left without a mother. An extended family devastated with grief.

What will be our response to this? The press and politicians’ will find some excuse to justify their convictions that these are just misguided poor folks from across our borders who just wanted a better life. Somehow it our fault somehow they need State and City protections from a Federal Government trying to” keep these animals the HELL out of our country”. codling these morons is being done largely to covet Votes

To add insult to injury we have a Governor that just can’t kill them back, his conscience, won’t allow that. There is an old saying “if you can’t stand the heat get out of the kitchen”. When the chief law enforcement office of the state just can’t or won’t do the job, that man or woman should be removed.  When State or City officials, including Police, conspire to circumvent the law, including federal law. Those conspirators should face the full force of the laws involving conspiracy. Conspiracy is when two or more persons get together to hinder the enforcement of a law or to commit a breach of any law. Our politicians don’t believe they are subject to the laws that we are all subject too. Just you get caught harboring a felon see what that gets you. The state and some cities are doing just that. Our Governor Has apparently instructed the State patrol Chief to discipline a trooper because he dared to turn over one of these invaders to ICE.

I remember a time in the 70’s the city mayor tried something similar and the rank and file officers told him through the chain of command to stuff it. The state troopers association should tell the Governor to stuff it and threaten him with obstruction of justice and official misconduct.

If I were Governor, it would take me about five minutes to send the charging documents to the prosecuting attorney and charge every politician that joined this conspiracy by word or deed.

The political parties have failed us. The watchdogs of the press have failed us by joining the criminals in their folly and now they are asking the law enforcement community to fail us in their duty to enforce the law without regard to political favor.

Folks, if you allow the law enforcement to be politicized in this way these political parties will take advantage, and become even more corrupt than they already are.

God help us if that happens.

S Henry Knocker

theknockerblog.com

Blog 87 Larceny by Trick and Device

My fellow citizens of the State of Washington In the early Years of my tenure as a police officer in this State, there was a statute ( Law ) that stated an individual could not use trick and device to steal from the public. It was aimed at the conman, used car dealer, shady contractor, or fund raising schemes of all types, that promised more than they delivered. When title 9 was revamped this wording fell away. There was a predictable rise in crimes against the elderly and poor thereafter.

When we had such laws the general public could get the occasional news story about some person, being fleeced and the term “by trick and device” being used. The public consciousness being aware of the term, the public naturally looked down on those that practiced these dark arts.

As politicians became subject to the occasional comparisons to those that would hoodwink the elderly and poor and this wording in the law being compared to the politicians. The politicians said to themselves, we need to change the public’s perception of us.

Under the guise that the laws were out dated and churchlike blue in nature and just not up to the modern times we were living in today. The politicians convinced us that our grandparents understanding of human nature was just wrong.

Thus began a long slow decent into the liberal quagmire we are experiencing today. God bless the liberals they mean well. The trouble is they use “Trick and Device “ to get us to go along with every stupid idea that comes along. Billions are being spent on projects that are touted to end traffic congestion. Busses, Light rail, toll bridges and toll lanes on the “FREE WAYS” and now we come full circle. To pay for this boondoggle, a new old tax on vehicle registration.

Whoopee the libs just shot themselves in the foot. They sent the poor and middle class a message; get on the bus or train and off our freeways. Now you who can barely afford to put gas in your cars get hit with high fees for the privilege of driving on the roads that apparently belong to the upper classes.

Do you think this is not “Larceny by Trick and Device” ask yourself do you really want to get around this way? Do you want to pay the rest of your life for something YOU won’t use?

If you say yes to this get ready for a tax on sugary drinks, plastic shopping bags, carbon emissions and a whole host of left wing TRICKS.

What do you mean? This is already happening? Where? Seattle? Thurston County? Tacoma?

You have got to be kidding me?

S Henry Knocker            theknockerblog.com

86 theknockerblog.com Long Lonely Nights

There was a time in my career that a police officer on patrol after midnight may not hear a sound out of the Radio for long boring hours. Nothing was said by anyone. There was the occasional test of the mike when an officer would reach over and depress the button on the mike just to assure himself that the radio was still working. Some other officer would give you two clicks back. Sometimes the radio operator would be awakened by this noise and blurt out 10-4 KOK544. Then dead silence while the whole shift broke out in laughter in the patrol cars. We were in two man cars on the graveyard shift in those days. I said two MAN cars because that’s how it was. The ladies mostly were dispatchers and secretaries.  The nights gave us much to ponder.

We thought about the various threats that might confront us. The LT. coming out of the station to recover a stolen car that may have been dropped in your district. One that some citizen had noticed and called in the plate. The silver Fox as he was known, loved to jack you up about, you not finding the car. He pretended he had just come out, and boom finds a stolen car. Later one of the guys found a tape of the William Tell Overture and when the Fox came out they played it over the radio it let everyone know.

He was being mocked. A multi-year cat and mouse game in sued to discover who the culprits were. Just when they had it pined to one shift the thing popped up on another. They appealed for us to stop it saying the FCC was after us and other attempts to ferret out the miscreants but nothing worked.

The silver Fox was on his own the chief thought it was funny. I had let him in on the game the Fox was playing.

Now day’s Street cops are too busy all day and all night to have the time to play these games. The worries are different now. They worry about the left ginning up violence. We had that problem also, but not to the extent it goes on now.

In addition they have to worry about saying the wrong thing, global warming causing the oceans to rise, girls trying to be boys and boys trying to be girls, to many tattoos to put in that little box on the booking form.

Politicians exempt from the laws they make.  Judges and the politicians acting as the leaders of lynch mobs, trying to lynch officers, just trying to live to see their kids another day.

One of these days the BS will stop when either the cops walk off the job or the order is given to crack heads till order is restored.

In this day with Legions of little black hooded White Anarchist in open rebellion against the nation,   destroying property, setting fires and looting. The end can’t be far off.

A bloody reset is coming

S Henry Knocker            theknockerblog.com

Blog 85 theknockerblog.com The Clinton foundation is a washing machine

The Clinton foundation is a washing machine

Passed in 1970, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) is a federal law designed to combat organized crime in the United States. It allows prosecution and civil penalties for racketeering activity performed as part of an ongoing criminal enterprise. Such activity may include illegal gambling, bribery, kidnapping, murder, money laundering, counterfeiting, embezzlement, drug trafficking, slavery, and a host of other unsavory business practices.

It appears that: the Clintons have created an organization that gathers tax exempt money under the pretense that it is doing charitable work. Large amounts of Money are coming from foreign governments that have business with our state department Favors are done for these state actors in return for donations to the foundation. The money is then funneled back to the Clintons through contracts issued to Clinton supporters enriching the supporters. Supporters of the Clintons in return higher the Clintons to give speeches to the groups. In this way the Clintons make millions, there friends make millions, and the donors get favors at the expense of the American people.

What the harm hear? Isn’t this just business? Why shouldn’t Bill get rich making speeches? He earned it.

No!

Follow the money back to the reason it was given in the first place. The deals that were agreed to brought millions to the foundation in exchange for Favors.  20% of U.S. uranium to Russian State actors. The deal was worth Billions to Russia.  Millions were given from Gulf State governments for favors from our State Department.

The Foundation is not a charitable foundation, but a washing machine extracting so called clean money from the dirty money tied to favors. Remember, “The Love of Money is the root of all evil”.

We now know that 66 million has been contracted for Clinton speeches and they are only waiting to get a new Clinton in the oval office and the sky is the limit.

S Henry Knocker

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