CECIL SPEAKS The distress across the Western world in July over the big-game killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe was apparently misdirected, according to veteran “animal communicator” Karen Anderson of Elk, Washington, who told Facebook and Internet visitors (AnimalCommunicating.com) that Cecil and she had discussed his demise and that he was over it. Also, Cecil apparently … [Read more...] about NOTW: Really dumb cops, killer banisters and Cecil the Lion speaks!
There must be hundreds of proposed bills floating around the state Legislature these days, dealing with all manner of topics. Some are vital, others (probably the majority) are considerably less so. Given the importance of law enforcement and criminal justice, we’ve gone through that vast pile of possible future laws and found 20 that we think our readers should know about. … [Read more...] about Here are 20 state bills that deal with law enforcement and criminal justice that you need to know about
HAWAII COPS TO GET MONSTER RAISE As I’m sure most people on Maui have noticed, we live in delicate economic times. The Hawaii Tourism Authority has released regular reports for the last year showing ever greater numbers of visitors coming to Maui and the rest of the state, but for many individuals and small businesses that aren’t tied to the big resorts, times are definitely … [Read more...] about Hawaii Cops Get Big Raise While Maui Police Get Armored Truck And Maui County Council Votes To Investigate Old Wailuku Post Office Demolition
(Note: All of the following letters concern MauiTime Publisher Tommy Russo’s recent arrest for attempting to film Maui Police Department’s Operation Recon, which we wrote about in our Nov. 29, 2012 cover story.) Videotaping of police in the normal conduct of their business (including arrests) in a public place is completely covered under the 1st amendment. A quick internet … [Read more...] about Readers Sound Off On Maui Police Arresting MauiTime Publisher Tommy Russo For Filming Operation Recon
The day to day lives of two uniformed police officers Brian Taylor (Jake Gyllenhaal) and Mike Zavala (Michael Pena) are captured by multiple cameras, as Brian claims to be making a documentary for his film class. The two investigate reports of local disturbances in dangerous neighborhoods and accidentally discover a series of gruesome crime scenes that point to powerful … [Read more...] about End of Watch New Movie Review