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FBI Releases Report on Mishandling of Bisard Blood Vial

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Here’s a copy of the FBI’s report on the mishandling of the second vial of blood in the David Bisard case.  In a nutshell, they say there was no criminal intent on anyone’s part, but IMPD was sloppy, and that’s putting it mildly,  in how things were handled.   Fbi bisard vial View more documents […]

Dueling Endorsements

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Interesting happenings Thursday evening, by a reported vote of 125-36, Melina Kennedy won the endorsement of the Indianapolis Fraternal Order of Police.  There are at least 1600 members in the FOP. Greg Ballard won the endorsement of Spencer Moore, the father of David Moore who was killed in the line of duty.  The ad is […]

Moore Like David

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Although I had some legal work to do Tuesday, I did watch the funeral for Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Officer David Moore.   Moore was killed last Sunday in while conducting a traffic stop.  Thomas Hardy has been charged in the murder.  And as I watched the funeral, one thought kept coming back to me.  This entire […]

Did Bisard “Stack the Deck”?

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

There’s a trick some comedians will use at open mic night contests.  If you’re playing a room you’re not familiar with, you invite all your friends, scatter them throughout the club and make sure they laugh loudly at all your jokes.   If they do it right, you win the contest.  David Bisard must be a […]

The People v. David Bisard

Monday, December 6th, 2010

For the past few days I’ve been trying to get my arms around the decision by the Indianapolis Fraternal Order of Police to pay for the legal defense of David Bisard.    We all know the story, Bisard is accused of reckless homicide for killing one motorist and injuring two others back in August.   Although he […]

Sunday Morning Post

Sunday, December 5th, 2010

As always there’s nothing like a few Sunday morning tidbits to get the week started.   I do plan to expand on some of these items this week, particularly the Mayor’s re-election bid and the Indianapolis FOP’s decision to pay for David Bisard’s legal defense. Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard all but announced he is going to […]

The Bisard Crash

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

A report by the Indianapolis Department of Public Safety on the David Bisard crash that killed a motorcyclist this summer and injured two others shows a breakdown in police rules and  procedure but no conspiracy or intentional cover-up. The 47-page document is based on interviews with nearly 70 witnesses from all stages in the incident; […]

The Bisard Report

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

The David Bisard Report is scheduled to be released later today.  I’ll have the details posted as soon as I can get them typed.  Check back here sometime after 3 p.m.   One thing I can say for sure is that if you are a big fan of grassy knolls, book depositories and second shooters, […]

Thursday’s Thoughts

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Wow, there’s nothing like two weeks before an election to have multiple story lines pop up all over the place.  So let’s get started. Indiana Democrats continue to accuse Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Coats of lying about when he began to pursue his lobbying career.  State Chairman Dan Parker has another news conference slated […]

Bisard Speaks

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Officer accused of  killing one motorist and injuring two others in a traffic accident, is maintaining he is innocent. David Bisard was involved in a crash on August 6th on the city’s northeast side.  He tested positive for being under the influence of alcohol, however those tests were thrown out because […]