Show Notes

Diddy’s Bad Boy Record

In this episode, Serge and Clarke discuss a video of Sean “Diddy” Combs assaulting Cassandra “Cassie” Ventura in the hallway of the L.A. InterContinental Hotel in 2016 as well as the recent Homeland Security search warrant raids on Diddy owned properties in Los Angeles and Miami. Clarke offers Diddy’s team some legal advice. Serge disagrees.…

Season IV — Episode One: Okaloosa Shooting Death & Marilyn Mosby’s Sentencing

Serge and Clarke begin Season IV with a discussion of the tragic shooting death of a United States Airman in his own home by a Deputy Sheriff in Okaloosa, Florida. Then Serge and Clarke discuss the efforts of Marilyn Mosby and her supporters, including the NAACP, to have the President of the United States pardon…

Artificial Intelligence Used in Genuine Stupidity and Crime!

In Baltimore County, Maryland a man has been arrested and accused of creating and publishing a recording that purported to be a high school principal making offensive racial remarks to the vice-principal. This is the new world of artificial intelligence and is the topic of a discussion between Serge and Clarke. Be assured: this episode…

The Kenny Somers Story—A Baltimore Tale—Part 2

In part 2 of the podcast, Kenny Somers reflects on the arrest, his incarceration, and his thoughts on the past and future of Baltimore. 

The Kenny Somers Story — a Baltimore Tale of a Broken Criminal Justice System

Imagine the following story. “John Doe” steals a car — or more accurately, John Doe steals the same car two times. The car owner, Kenny Somers, a professional automobile recycler, recovers the car the first time and attempts to recover the car a second time. But John Doe has other plans and tries to kill…

The Inside Skinny on a Jury Trial in Manatee County, Florida.

Join Serge and Clarke as they share Nathan Steelman’s experience sitting as a juror in the judgment of a woman charged with domestic violence in Florida.  You have heard the expression “I’d rather be judged by 12 than carried by 6.” (Clarke disagrees: he would rather be carried by six than judged by 12).  But…

The Tragic Death of NYPD Police Officer Jonathan Diller

Serge and Clarke comment on the murder of Ofc. Diller and update the listeners on renewed efforts on the Columbia Project. Worth a listen.

Stand Your Ground Doesn’t Legalize Illegal Deadly Force

Serge and Clarke celebrate Easter. We have friends who have a blessed Ramadan. We have friends who we will wish Happy Passover in several weeks. We have re-uploaded an episode. We will be back next week with a brand-new episode. In rural New York, a 65-year-old man fired two shots from his porch killing a…

If Only There Was a Way for Civilians to Experience “Shoot Don’t Shoot.”

Law Enforcement firearms training has historically emphasized reaction time and marksmanship. But the decision to shoot or not shoot is the most fundamental choice the police officer faces in highly stressful situations. For the most part, civilians (who sit in judgment of the police) have not had large-scale access to simulator training. In this week’s…

Seize the Day But Don’t Necessarily Take the Bonus

At the request of a listener, Serge and Clarke offer their advice to young people without law enforcement experience who wish to apply to become police officers. People: this is solid advice from two men who have been there.