Tag Archives: false police reports

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy chooses not to pursue perjury charges against former Detroit Police Deputy Chief James Tolbert for his role in the framing of Davonte Sanford

Over the past five years, I’ve written quite a bit on this site about a young man by the name of Davonte Sanford. [Sanford is pictured above.] As you may recall, Davontae, who is developmentally disabled and blind in one eye, was taken into police custody in Detroit at the age of 14 for the […]

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The killing of Trayvon Martin, and what it signals for the future of America

By now, you’ve probably heard about Trayvon Martin, the 17 year old who was recently shot to death in a gated Florida community by an armed, criminally-overzealous-at-best member of a neighborhood watch group. Martin, who was black, was making his way back to his father’s home, after having purchased some candy and an iced tea […]

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On encouraging our students to use their imaginations

Remember that story a few days ago about the 24 year old EMU student who bravely fought off the would be kidnapper that was waiting for her, in the back seat of her car, after class? Well, according to campus police, it never happened. The whole thing, it seems, was fiction.

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