The death of former Prince George’s County (MD) County Executive, Wayne K. Curry, is devastating news. At age 63, he became the victim of terminal lung cancer. A smoker for many years, the impact of those actions caused him to publicly urge others, in the final months of his life, to stop smoking to avoid the fate that befell him.
Curry was an ambitious, dedicated and committed public servant who always wanted to make a difference. He was what Prince George’s needed in troubled…Continue
Posted on July 4, 2014 at 3:30pm
As an alumnus of American University and a 2011 AU alumni award recipient, as a professional with a long career in the criminal justice system, and as an Adjunct Professor at two universities, I am appalled at the behavior of Montgomery County, Maryland Judge Audrey Creighton. Her association with a convicted felon, Rickley Senning, who she represented as a public defender coupled with her live-in, intimate relationship with him is outrageous.
Allegedly, she is the victim of…Continue
Posted on June 21, 2014 at 6:00pm
The arrest of former Chief Investigator, James F. Artis, of the Prince George’s County (MD) State’s Attorney’s Office for second-degree assault and fourth-degree sex offense comes as a surprise to those who formerly worked with him and those who are acquainted with him. Artis, a former police chief and military veteran, outwardly appeared to be a professional who desired to be respectful and appropriate in carrying out his duties. He always demonstrated a willingness to be helpful to his…Continue
Posted on July 6, 2012 at 12:30am
A class act, the epitome of professionalism, one who understands and has the productive and proven know-how of bona fide, effective leadership, Frank Kratovil Jr. is, once again, moving on and moving up. With his recent selection by Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley to serve on the judicial bench of Queen Anne’s County, Maryland, there is no doubt that Mr. Kratovil will prove to be a fair, impartial and effective judge. Truly, Mr. Kratovil is an icon of excellence, and any…Continue
Posted on January 5, 2012 at 6:00am
With the onset of a new year, 2012 already ushers in a vivid reminder of how dangerous domestic violence calls for service can be with the reported death of Officer Shawn Schneider, 32, of the Lake City Minnesota Police Department. Officer Schneider was a nine year veteran of the police department and also a part-time law officer with the Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office.
Schneider was fighting for his life for two weeks before he died on December 30, 2011. Shot in the head by Alan…Continue
Posted on January 3, 2012 at 4:30am