Sheriff Morgan Endangers Verdict in Billings Case

I am a knightSir David’s narcissism is going to be his undoing in the “case of a lifetime”. Sir David’s greeting of the GRAND JURY on August 11th, 2009 (and prior indictment on July 31st, 2009), was wholly unconstitutional. This has been brought up in another case. Daniel Levitan vs. David Morgan, a federal case in 2012 that is still under litigation. Mr. Levitan claims biasing the jury was the only way Sir David had of obtaining an indictment. This has not been decided due to pro se errors by the defendant, Levitan, currently an inmate in Century prison. Procedural errors and Sir David’s being afraid of being deposed in this case have drawn this case out indefinitely. But make no mistake the question of legality  of jury tampering has not been dismissed.

In the Patrick Gonzalez Jr. case, the following is just 1 claim asserted in the Motion for Postconviction Relief ie Motion to Vacate due to State’s Violations of Due Process. Judge Nickolas Geeker is still the judge but the motion to get his ass out of that seat is pending in the Florida Supreme Court. That is another story entirely.

However, read the claim as to the many pleas by federal judges and the head of the public defenders office. They make the case for Gonzalez Jr. The appearance of impropriety is ridiculous. A defense attorney would not be allowed to the things Morgan did nor would a paralegal or even the family of the victims or accused. Yet Morgan continues to this day…

COUNSEL FOR MR. GONZALEZ WAS INEFFECTIVE FOR FAILING TO CHALLENGE THE GRAND JURY INDICTMENT ON THE GROUNDS THAT ESCAMBIA COUNTY SHERIFF DAVID MORGAN ENGAGED IN OUTRAGEOUS GOVERNMENTAL MISCONDUCT BY IMPROPERLY INFLUENCING MEMBERS OF THE GRAND JURY WHO ISSUED THE INDICTMENT AGAINST MR. GONZALEZ.

On March 17, 2011 United States District Court Judges M.Casey Rodgers, Roger Vinson, and Lacey Collier wrote a letter to Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan as follows:

Our court utilizes the parking area at the corner of Gregory and Alcaniz Streets for the parking and transport of potential jurors to the courthouse for jury selection via the city trolley service. Recently, when a prospective juror appeared for service in our court with your business card, we became aware of your practice of regularly greeting and interacting with the prospective jurors as they await the trolley.

 Your interaction with these prospective jurors raise legitimate concerns about the court’s ability to seat fair and impartial jurors, especially when considering that the majority of those selected will serve on criminal juries. The potential for bias created by a senior elected public law enforcement official greeting prospective jurors and handing out business cards to them just prior to jury selection is undeniable, as is the disruption to out local criminal justice system that would result if the court were unable to seat fair and impartial juries to hear these trials. Even if no actual bias results, the court nonetheless is concerned that your practice at a minimum gives the appearance of bias, which in our view seriously undermines the public’s confidence in the fair administration of justice.

As a result of these concerns and in an effort to ensure the fair and equal administration of justice to all who appear in federal court, we must request that you refrain from any further contact with our court’s prospective jurors. We make this request in the hope we are not put in the very difficult position of being unable to seat juries in criminal cases. Your prompt response to this matter is appreciated.

On March 17, 2011 Sheriff Morgan responded by letter to the Federal District Court Judges tersely defying their request stating: 

I am in receipt of your correspondence dated March 3,2011. Since no one has extended the courtesy of a call, or request, for what exactly (as sheriff) I am communicating to prospective jurors I will begin with that; “Good morning, I’m Sheriff David Morgan, I
attempt to get down here on as many Monday’s as possible to thank you for answering the jury summons. I know this is a disruption of your business or personal
day, but you are an integral part of the judicial process. Thank you for your service.” This is the extent of my alleged “interaction”. I continue this practice of
putting a complimentary face on law enforcement for the antithesis of a potential juror failing to respond (voluntarily) to a jury summons is getting to see the
“sheriff” by virtue of an arrest warrant. 

The assertion that only recently the court has become aware of my practice of greeting prospective jurors is inconceivable. I have been engaged in this activity since January of 2007, first as a candidate and continuing as sheriff. Additionally, approximately four months ago Judge Vinson communicated his knowledge of this practice through local attorney Roy Kinsey, to my Chief Deputy Larry Aiken, who communicated with me. More recently, Judge Vinson sent an email again to Mr. Kinsey who then called Escambia County Sheriff’s Office staff attorney, Commander Darlene Dickey, who communicated this call to me. Additionally, my practice of greeting jurors has been covered extensively by the local media (Independent News and PNJ) both as a candidate and as an elected official. This activity is conducted in the open, on public property.

On December 2, 2010, Sheriff Morgan signed an affidavit concerning his jury greeting activities swearing under oath as follows:

In Escambia County, jury selection day is normally Monday or Tuesday in the event that Monday is a holiday. Prior to my election as sheriff I regularly went to the juror parking area, located near the Civic Center, Pennsacola, Florida, on each jury selection day. The juror parking area is where prospective jurors for Escambia County Circuit Court and County Court are directed to park their vehicles and be transported by bus
to the Escambia County Courthouse. At the juror parking area my practice was to introduce myself to as many potential jurors as possible, thank them for
appearing to serve as a juror, and provide them with my business card.

I have routinely continued this practice after my installation as Sheriff. Although I do not do so for every jury selection day, I continue the practice on most jury
selection days. I did not do so on October 25, 2010, which was the jury selection day for Gonzalez, accused of the Billings murders. . . .

On March 24, 2011 Sheriff Morgan wrote a letter to State Attorney Bill Eddins stating:

There is no honor in this acquiescence. Yet what can only be defined as an impending media circus must be avoided. I cannot and will not be a player to a diminution or denigration of the judicial process. This is evidenced by the most recent filings by local defense attorneys asking that as Sheriff and Executive Officer of the Court, I stay away from prospective jurors in an upcoming Billings Trial. The Criminal Defense Bar and the Public Defender’s Office are well aware that I had voluntarily agreed to suspend these greetings during these selections because I was the “public face” of these cases. I will not be a party to this. Furthermore, it has been suggested by members of the local media that I be photographed greeting prospective jurors. This is also something I will not be a party to, as a public official, it would be unavoidable. Therefore, I am ceasing the greetings of prospective jurors effective immediately.

On September 17, 2010, J. Christopher Klotz the President of the Society of the Criminal Defense Bar of Escambia County, wrote a letter to Circuit Court Judge Terry Terrell concerning Sheriff Morgan and his jury greeting and stated:

I am writing on behalf of the Society of the Criminal Defense bar, the local chapter of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Having discussed the recent conduct of the Escambia County Sheriff, our Board of Directors has authorized me to
reach out to you on behalf of our association. We recently became aware that Sheriff Morgan is initiating some type of one on one contact with prospective jurors as they are assembling at the Pensacola Coliseum and again at the Escambia Courthouse. As an organization, we agree with the Office of the Public Defender that contact of this nature has a great potential for harmful impact on citizens on trial in Escambia County. Respectfully, we are requesting that you exercise your authority under
Florida Law to curb the inappropriate contact of the Sheriff with prospective jurors.

The above stated letters to, from, and about Sheriff Morgan’s jury greeting practices, establish that (1) From the time Sheriff Morgan was sworn in as Sheriff of Escambia County he has routinely and consistently greeted jurors in the jury assembly parking lot and giving them his business card for the express purpose of putting a “complimentary face” on law enforcement; (2) Sheriff Morgan admitted the impropriety of greeting jurors on any “Billings” case as he was the “face of the investigation;” (3) Sheriff Morgan claims he did not greet the jurors on October 25, 2010, which was when the jury was
selected on the Gonzalez case.

Mr. Gonzalez asserts that if it is improper for Sheriff Morgan to meet with prospective jurors on any Billings case because he was the “face of the investigation,” it is equally improper for him to meet with prospective members of the Grand Jury charged with the decision of whether there was sufficient evidence to charge him with first degree murder. This is especially so as to the Gonzalez Grand Jury because Sheriff Morgan was far beyond just the “face ” of the investigation, but rather had appeared on local and national television, and, as was established in Claim One of this motion, referred to Mr. Gonzalez as an inveterate liar, a psychopath, and a lying con man. The Grand Jury in this case issued the indictment against Mr. Gonzalez on August 11, 2009. It is the undersigned counsel’s understanding and belief that the potential Grand Jurors arrive in the same general assembly parking lot where Sheriff Morgan engaged in his jury greeting and  influence activities. Based upon the time frame Sheriff Morgan says he greeted the prospective jurors and when the Grand Jury was convened to issue the indictment, counsel has a good faith belief that Sheriff Morgan greeted some or all of the members of the Grand Jury who indicted Mr. Gonzalez at the jury assembly parking lot, and he did so to put a complimentary face on law enforcement. 

Counsel for Mr. Gonzalez had to have been aware of Sheriff Morgan’s jury  influencing activities, based on the letter from Mr. Klotz, President of the Defense bar, and the admission from Sheriff Morgan that he would not greet any prospective jurors on the Billing’s case, and from the news reports Sheriff Morgan referenced in his letter concerning extensive press coverage of his jury greeting practices. 

Wherefore, counsel for Mr. Gonzalez was ineffective for not challenging the Grand Jury indictment against Mr. Gonzalez due to Sheriff Morgan’s greeting of them at the jury assembly parking lot for the express purpose of putting a complimentary face on law
enforcement. The proper means to challenge the Grand Jury is by motion to dismiss the indictment. Failure of defense counsel to make that motion results in a waiver of any challenge to the Grand Jury. 
In Rudd v. Christian, 310 So.2d 295 (Fla. 1975), the Florida Supreme Court stated:

if a State Attorney, and his assistants should in any way attempt to influence the finding of the Grand Jury, other than presenting evidence and rendering legal advice, any indictment returned may be set aside for improper influence. An overstepping of the State Attorney’s function could constitute an invasion of the function of
the Grand Jury and interfere with their independence. 

Although Sheriff Morgan is not an Assistant State Attorney, he clearly is an arm of and part of the prosecution team, as the lead investigative law enforcement officer in the Gonzalez case and self -professed “face” of the investigation. He may not in any way attempt to influence the Grand Jury. Accordingly, Mr. Gonzalez’s counsel was ineffective for failing to file a motion to dismiss the indictment due to Sheriff Morgan’s greeting of some or all of the Grand Jurors with the express purpose of influencing them to have a positive view of law enforcement.

In Strickland v. Washington, 466 U.S. 668 (1984), the Court held that counsel has a “duty to bring such skill and knowledge as will render the trial a reliable adversarial testing process.” Strickland requires a defendant to plead and prove (1) unreasonable attorney
performance, and (2) prejudice. The prejudice prong is met if “there is a reasonable probability that, but for counsel’s unprofessional errors, the result of the proceeding would have been different. A reasonable probability is a probability sufficient to undermine confidence in the outcome.” Id. at 694. See also Porter v. McCollum, 558 U.S. 30, 130 S.Ct. 447 (2009) (explaining that the Court does not require proof “‘that counsel’s deficient conduct more likely than not altered the outcome’ of his penalty proceeding, but rather that he establish ‘a probability sufficient to undermine confidence in [that] outcome.’” 558 U.S. at 44, 130 S.Ct. at 45556 (2009), quoting Strickland).

Prejudice under Strickland is established for this claim because the legal debacle of the elected Sheriff of Escambia County improperly influencing members of the Grand Jury undermines confidence in the entire trial proceedings and the proper administration of justice due to indictment procedure compromised by a governmental official.

So the only SOLID case, if you would call it that, that Sir David has as his “claim to fame”–as does Bill Eddins, is unconstitutional. That isn’t even to mention that the composition of the Grand Jury room was violated by David Rimmer by allowing Barry Brook and/or Corey Aittama inside the jury room instead of the statutorily required second attorney. So while Morgan basks in the glow for now, come election day, his undoing awaits…Damn I love Karma!

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February 2016 -Morgan still greets jurors

 

A Call to Action for Escambia County

Quote from a press conference 3/10/16 after a sting in Brownsville:

“You don’t have a law enforcement problem here you you’ve got a societal issue.”

I was absolutely floored that Sir David continues to blame the community for the crime problems. In a raid of Brownsville, they arrested 12 people who had been arrested some 49 times collectively. “We are doing our jobs by arresting them. This is a community problem.”

There are so many things wrong with that thought process. First of all, arresting criminals does not deter crime. The idea is to stop the crime prior to that arrest. If patrols are out interacting with the citizens of a county in a combined effort, crime is lower.  If you are proactive in a community, you don’t have to be reactive as this Sheriff is. Has he not read anything on criminal justice?  When you see an area turned around from crime-ridden to crime-free, they universally use specific components to succeed.  As I mentioned, establish a law enforcement presence through patrolling AND working with the community. If the community does not work with police, neither will be successful. Get the deputies out in the area meeting and interacting the community.

Secondly, directed patrol in “hot spots” at “hot times”. This prevents the crime prior to arrest. It makes it harder to be a criminal if the police are constantly where they do business. The presence of this uniformly in the county results in a safer county.

Thirdly, lead from the top. A fish rots from the head down. Without strong leadership, you have ineffective policing. Morgan has shown he does not have a clue as to how to fix this mess he created. His second in command, Chief Deputy Haines, has no practical investigative or policing knowledge. He spends his time policing social media. With these two role models, there is no clear directive. It’s like kids with two parents who aren’t around, what kind of stability or discipline can the child draw on, when they never see it in practice?

Lastly, funding actual activities within the community to detour crime is supposed to be what the LET (Law Enforcement Trust) Fund is geared toward specifically.  News Flash! The people Sir David is investing in are not doing anything to detour crime. Maybe he needs to worry more about doing his job and less with getting campaign and/or private money in his pocket. Fund after school programs, put more money into measures for neighborhood watch programs, DARE, MADD etc. But ultimately putting more money into deputies in problematic communities on a consistent basis—not just for a “sting”—will be the key to lowering crime.

These are common sense things. The head of the Sheriff’s office has been decomposing since 2009 and it’s working its way down in the form of loss of massive amounts of deputies. Some were bad apples but most were good guys who couldn’t lower themselves to the incompetence. One of the first moves is to get Haines off his ass and in the community.  He needs to know the people in the problem areas. His face should be out there with the men under him

Ultimately, the decay of society as Morgan claims is an anathema for all of us. Every state and county has the problems. Escambia is not unique. The people there aren’t bad as Morgan’s claiming. He’s outright saying YOU, THE RESIDING CITIZEN, ARE THE PROBLEM.  You didn’t raise your kids right. You didn’t do everything you could to make the community safe. That is a cop out. Society has changed, yes, but you know what? The safest county in Florida is doing something to counteract that by forward thinking law enforcement. Proactive policing, having a presence in each community. The deputies should be acquainting themselves to the people in their area. You should see them periodically through your neighborhood. You should know which deputy is in your area.

The residents can’t fix the crime; it’s on Sir David to provide a following of proactive deputies who know their jobs and do it. GET OUT OF THE CARS! Don’t wait for a crime to happen put someone in the “hot spots” patrolling. In turn that “hot spot” will move and you put people in the new location, eventually pushing outside this county. That is law enforcement. Not waiting for a robbery or murder and arresting people over and over.

To Sir David: Stop the crime before it happens. That’s what you get paid handsomely to do.  When you say it is not your problem, you are disrespecting every person breathing air in the county. You are pushing the problem onto the citizens rather than accepting the responsibility of your oath of office. Since you don’t seem to understand that, you need to get the f**k out of the seat.

The National Institute of Justice, under the Dept. of Justice says this:

Basic principles of CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design) include target hardening (controlling access to neighborhoods and buildings and conducting surveillance on specific areas to reduce opportunities for crime to occur) and territorial reinforcement (increasing the sense of security in settings where people live and work through activities that encourage informal control of the environment). Most community policing models include the decentralization of police services, the collaboration of police departments with other city agencies (such as parks or utility departments) to resolve problems, and regular police-citizen dialog about perceived problems

Police can:

  • Conduct security surveys for residents and provide security improvements such as adequate lighting and locks.
  • Conduct park patrols and patrols of other public spaces to eliminate crime and drug use.
  • Use their substations to inform residents of high-risk locations in the neighborhood.
  • Work with urban planners and architects to review the designs and plans in order to enhance community security.
  • Prepare educational materials for building owners and managers to deal with problem tenants and enhance the livability and security of rental units. These materials are useful because they address not only the manner in which the physical environment is designed but also how the environment can be managed more effectively to enhance public safety.
  • Control traffic flow to reduce the use of streets by criminals and enhance neighborhood cohesion and resident interaction. Streets can be closed or traffic diverted to create residential enclaves that give residents greater control of their living environment.

The development of these initiatives affects various factors such as the level of communication and cooperation among police, city staff, and residents; the type, amount, and use of community education and orientation programs; and the methods by which crime prevention programs are described, measured, and evaluated. Currently, these factors apply more to law enforcement agencies because modifying a community policing model may require changes of significant magnitude.

While the Pensacola Opera may be entertaining, it does not meet the criteria of crime prevention programs or safe neighborhoods as outlined by statute to be funded by the Sheriff’s office. Nor does NAS. They have an awesome museum but it is not up to snuff for this funding.

Proper funding of deputies and community programs would aid in reducing crime statistics. The cronyism of paying your upper echelon of do-boys while claiming there is no money for raises to deputies is wrong. Buying a ticket to the society elite with law enforcement money that should be going into making the community safer is wrong. Until people see this, nothing will change.

GO TO THE NEXT ESCAMBIA COUNTY BOARD MEETING. THE COMMISSIONERS, PARTICULARLY LUMON MAY, SIGN OFF ON THESE RIDICULOUS, SELF-SERVING DONATIONS.

Since we cannot fix stupid in the Sheriff, let’s make his money people accountable. They allow him to do this with your money. Want to stop this frivolous spending? Go to the County Commissioners responsible for Morgan…that’s how you cut off his spending of Escambia dollars in return for campaign donations.  You have a voice ESCAMBIA!  Get your voice to the next meeting before it’s too late.

 

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The Media Whore Returns

Blake Fitzgerald and Brittany Harper

I have to admit I don’t quite understand the “Bonnie & Clyde” pursuit timeline. I have to wonder though how it was Escambia County deputies who shot the suspect, “Clyde” in Santa Rosa County with Santa Rosa deputies there as well as US Marshals. ECSO officers have been notorious to shoot first out of lack of training.  I don’t know think that is the case; however, it has me wondering how they were the dominant agency in this shootout while they were out of jurisdiction with other in-jurisdiction and superior officers there on the scene?

I am not questioning the legitimacy but just the protocol that led to such an opportunity for Sir David to absorb the national headlines. Could the deputies have been told that he would have their asses if they didn’t participate in the ending of this story?  I mean, c’mon!  The shameless face time with a robbery victim and the interest in going out to the schools at election time. There has been speculation of whether that robbery wasn’t a staged event for the publicity. If Sir David’s integrity can be questioned like that, why wouldn’t he be so self-absorbed to make sure his agency was inserted into this national case?

But really who cares? It’s election season. Exploit every possibility, Sir David.

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The Brick in the Wall is Wiggling

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When people ask me how I expect to effect change in a place I no longer live, I tell them that I will do all I can do. I know this mission is bigger than I ever expected it to be or more massive than I could take on alone. I’ve been blessed with assistance from people who are more willing, today, to see what I have told them all along. There is a big wall of corruption in Escambia County that has been in place for generations. They’ve gotten sloppy; they have put a very weak-minded man to give the keys to the kingdom.

This big corrupt wall has a lose brick. That brick is Sir David. He cannot handle the reality of the situation that he has squandered his time and people’s resources in a fashion which makes him the weakest link in the chain or the loose rock in the wall. We all know if Morgan falls, he’s going to squeal like a stuck pig. He has no loyalty and was the very least equipped to be what the money men need him to be. He’s going to be found under a house or fall off the face of the planet. I believe that with all my heart.

We have seen this in the past with some of the previous “rats” in Escambia County. I don’t have to name names. You know whom I am referring. Sir David has crossed some very bad people in his need for attention without regard to the consequences. He is cracking under the pressure.

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The problem here is that to be in political areas, to claim the ring as the prize of an elected position, you have to be able represent the people, be it one or million, you must have the balls to do what is necessary. These two little bitches both show the pouty lower lip, like little babies during a temper tantrum. Really Sandy? Really Fred? Is this who you think will be the guy to hold the political capital you are giving him?

 

Former Chief Deputy under Morgan Speaks Out

“The consummate leader cultivates the moral law, and strictly adheres to method and discipline; thus it is in his power to control success.”
Sun Tzu: Book IV, 16

This post is going to a collaboration of posts from a man who was at Sir David’s right hand when he first got elected. Bill Chavers has a unique perspective in the daily inner circle of the ECSO.

As many of the long time deputies, Mr. Chavers was forced into retirement after he stopped “playing ball” with David Morgan. He witnessed Morgan tell another deputy to dig up something to have one of Morgan’s enemy arrested. This was a personal vendetta that Morgan abused his power to result revenge. That is a criminal act.

Here was what Bill had to say:


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Bill Chavers

January 1, 2016

On my mind; Anyone who votes for Thelbert David Morgan for Sheriff must be condoning his lack of law enforcement credentials, that he has never gone through the certification process to be a law enforcement officer in any State, that he has never worked the streets where real cops learn how to deal with the crime and the thugs who live off the innocent. A man who has never had to run down a murder suspect, a rapist, or looked down the barrel of a gun or been shot at by a drug crazed suspect. A man who stated in an interview that kids on the streets are not his problem. A man who backed two if his officers who fired 15 rounds at a man in his own yard, in his own car doing nothing but getting a cigarette. A man who denied publicly owning a ” Military ” style uniform, yet is seen in parades, at dinners and military events wearing uniforms that look more military than the real military men and women around him. A man who may have intentionally misled the voters about his qualifications in reference to his time in grade as a security police officer and may have intentionally misled the voters about certain background facts during his military career, facts that he has refused to reveal.

In other words, anyone supporting David Morgan is supporting a non-certified, uncaring, unknowing, arrogant, man who lacks law enforcement skills, operational skills and community understanding of the needs to combat an ever increasing crime rate thar has propelled Escambia as one of the most dangerous places to live in Florida. These uninformed people are part of the problem. They need to be enlightened.

Having voiced my opinion, and my freedom of speech about whom I consider the worst individual to ever hold the office of Sheriff, I need to put this out before something happens. My wife is a deputy with tthe Sheriff’s Office. She has provided no input or suggestions to my opinions and has stayed out of my business concerning my feelings about David Morgan. In fact she, when asked about me tells every one to call me if they want to kniw anything about me. To date no one has called.

But, know this, he or someone he designates will probably go after her soon. She has nothing to do with my stand and should be left alone.

We will see.

 

January 5 

Another example of Sheriff David Morgan’s arrogance and a true look into how he views himself in this community and with the Sheriff’s Office. In late Novemember 2009, Morgan and I met at the Dennys on Mobile Hwy. During our conversation, Morgan made mention of my being, in his opinion, to close to the rank and file deputies. He wanted me to back away from my contacts with them. When I hesitated at his request, he provided a visual response in this manner:

Morgan held out his hand, palm down, flat, and held at eye brow level.

He then held out his other hand, palm down, flat on the table in front of him.

He then stated, indicating his upper hand, ” This is you and I ”

He then indicated to his other hand on the table and said ” This is everyone else “.

He then stated: We can never lower ourselves to this level, I will not allow this to happen. Because we may have to make decisions involving these people (Indicating his lower hand) and we can not if we are on their level.

This was one if several comnents from Morgan during the time I was Chief that revealed his true belief as to his status in the community. He honestly possess an inflated sense of self worth, a complete lack of empathy for others ( especially towards anyone he deems a threat or an enemy ) and believes himself to be unique, special and superior in all ways.

One of many concerns employees came to me about Morgan was his lack of friendliness towards them or anyone in the office.

My response to Morgan was that I could not accept his position in regards to the men and women working the streets. I explained that I was taught from the beginning of my police career that a good supervisor got to know his people, everything about them and when they needed help, he helped them. Doing this allowed a good supervisor to better evaluate his people’s performance and abilities. And, I pointed out that my closeness to any officer never got in my way when I had to discipline someone.

Morgans eyes turned dark and I immediately realized he was not happy. In Jan of 2010 he demoted me from the Chief Deputies position.

I am pleading with all voters and citizens, do not vote this man back into office.

 

January 8

 

The other day, one of David Morgan’s best friends sent me a text, stating that several individuals who head up Government agencies, like the FBI, IMMIGRATION, and a few others were never field agents in their respective agencies and wanted to know my point in reference to the fact that David Morgan was never a certified law enforcement officer in any state.

My answer was simple, he had just validated my point. Several individuals who headed up these agencies have been relieved of duty or fired because if their inability to assess– National and International– across the world which has lead to the death of hundreds of civilian and military deaths. Simply put, because if their lack of field, street experience many died.

Look at Escambia and know I tell the truth. Because if David Morgan’s lack of street and field experience, many are still dying, thugs rule the neighborhoods and the citizens are not safe to even walk to their car.

Yes folks, David Morgan’s best friend admitted that David Morgan is not officially qualified to be a police officer. But, why should that matter, because Escambia lives matter! What should not matter is David Morgan’s ego.

He used the example if a man managing a hospital and not being a doctor. Ok, but when others need to know why something went wrong or was a great success….it’s the medically trained Doctor that steps up to the podium not the manager but not in Escambia’s case. The inexperienced uncertified cop steps up to the cameras and speaks of what he knows nothing about. Mexican Mafia, Ninjas and Witches, oh my!

I have take issue with Morgan’s Neighborhood Watch (NW) Program. He is taking credit for the increased number of NW Programs and how they have helped the County. Folks this is nothing more than another smoke screen. Morgan has increased the number but here’s the catch. Take for example a mom trying to get her kitchen cleaned and the kids are running amuck in the house. She needs them in one place and quiet. So, she does what many parents have done for years. She calls them into the living room, hands each kid a couple cookies and tells them to watch TV until mommy finishes. She has succeeded in achieving peace, quiet and a little time to concentrate other things. Same situation with Morgan. Crime is rising, violent crime, burglaries, etc. The people are demanding protection, they are fearful of just stopping for gas and getting shot, going to their car and getting shot, walking the neighborhood and getting shot. Phone calls are coming in demanding some thing be done. Morgan does not know what to do, the media is doing negative reports, Morgan is getting one of his headache’s so he runs up into his Ivory Tower and hides….no interviews, no appointments.


Then, he realizes, like the mom,he needs time. So, he sends his best buddy who worked hard on his election campaigns and then hired, created a job for him within the Community Services Division handling amongst other things, Neighborhood Watch Programs to go forth and calm their fears. Then, he sees a great chance to ad a political star to his feeble resume. He decides to add as many Neighborhood Watch Programs as possible. His Buddy tells these folks how great and courageous they are for helping the SO and how important they are. The noise from the people subsides, there is for the moment peace and quiet. Morgan then runs to the nearest camera and spouts out his great accomplishment….” See me, see me “. But, under all that hype is another story about how the SO actually treats the programs .

January 11 ( After the Sheriff’s Forum)

Well the so called debate is over and I watched David Morgan do what he always does, mislead people and play himself up as wonderful. It could not have got any more sickening.

Morgan made one comment and I want to refute his comment.

Mr Morgan, you said you walked the streets with the late Leroy Boyd from the Movement for Change organization, speaking out for better Community Race Relations. And, you asked the audience, ” Where you, where were your voices “.

David Morgan, how dare you put yourself on the same level as Mr. Leroy Boyd. He truly cared about his community. If he were alive today, I am sure he would have called you out tonight. You walked only for political reasons and because it looked good for votes. I think the Black Community now sees through your deceptive maneuver.

As for my voice, I was the person meeting with Mr Boyd to listen to his concerns and complaints, Not You Sir !!!. Recall Morgan, you told me you did not want to meet ” With that man ” when he asked for a personal meeting about an incident that happened downtown and resulted in the injury of a black citizen involving several deputies.

I met with and talked with Mr Boyd numerous times about issues and incidents. He and I had a good professional relationship. We were working on a bond between the Black community and the Sheriff’s Office. I was to meet him about a week before he passed to discuss a couple ideas he had. He knew the truth and knew you were only concerned about getting the Black vote. He told me so personally.

So, Morgan, my voice was there with Mr Boyd while you hid in your office avoiding ” That man ” as you described him.

And your excuse for cutting relations with several Federal agencies was pathetic Morgan. John Johnson called it correctly, he pointed out that you got your ego bruised because ” You ” did not get your face on camera.

What I saw tonight was vintage Morgan, prancing around, declaring himself the all knowing answer to all problems.

I also saw a concerned Morgan, an angry man, taking a defensive stance during the entire debate, standing behind the candidates. He was afraid to “Man Up ” and face John Johnson or Doug Baldwin. And, how dare Morgan try to play down the ” Sandshaker Drug Investigation ” when he was not remotely involved.

But, should we have expected any less from a man who has never been a real cop? A man who plays cop everyday at the expense of Escambia citizens.

More to come on Morgan.

January 12

Last night at the so called debate, David Morgan made a comment that he thought was funny and his misguided, starry eyed supporters must have thought it was funny too, for they laughed along with him, including his newest Chief Deputy.

When given a question about him losing the Jail, Morgan explained it was all about the budget for him, but that the Commissioners took it to a personal level and the issue got nasty. Morgan claimed that he gave the Jail back to the Commissioners and then commented about the continued problems. Morgan then, sarcastically stated ” And, they’ve done a ( Bang Up ) haven’t they.

A ” Bang Up job ” Morgan, really? Obviously you were referring to the disaster that occurred at the Jail. People were seriously injured and one lost his ability to walk. That was funny to you and your supporters? So sad.

Ànd, you in your true character of not caring about others feelings make a joke, trying to embarrass the County Commissioners. But, rest easy on the Commissioner issue, your personally picked Commissioner, Mr. Underhill was there to laugh along with you. You were kind enough to point out that he was not on the BCC at the time. Way to cover his back Morgan. I’m guessing he will make the motion to give the Jail back to you later.

Another example of Morgan’s uncaring, thoughtless remarks which proves my point that he is not Sheriff material.

Let him “Stay the course” back to Missouri or whatever State he wishes to destroy but not Escambia.

Comments

Patti Wesley Forrester Oh Bill Chavers, how I have missed you!!

Bill Chavers Thanks, Patti. Miss you guys too. As you know, I am on a quest to correct the biggest mistake I ever made in my life. Hope you guys will forgive me and help me correct things.

Patti Wesley Forrester Bill, thought it was a big mistake the first time around! Never have been for him from day one.

Bill Chavers It was a mistake for sure. So many good people at the SO have been hurt by Morgan and his newest best buddy #2. The odd thing is his Staff now is the same bunch that hated him and worked so hard to defeat him. Every BUTT kisser and micro manager down there is in charge.

Patti Wesley Forrester I understand sometimes you have to do what you have to do to keep your job. But to sell your soul. Just SHAME on them. Most of them rode on coat tails the entire time they wore a badge. They were boots, but they have NEVER WORN BOOTS……

Bill Chavers So very true

Reginald Bruster Many souls have been sold. Many people put in management positions that do nothing but drive wedges through deputies and destroy moral. Their purpose is not keeping Escambia County safe, it’s how much power can I gain. The “culture” at the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office as it was put many years ago is worst now than it has ever been.

Carl Townsley What a POS!! Morgan awarded DD Hankinson a medal, took pictures with him and all..and now he makes jokes!!

Jessica Fehrenbach-Jones And he welcomed us back!!
I guess that was a show for the media there

Bill Chavers Any thing Morgan does us a calculated political move. Give out a medal, shakes hands and get a vote.

Jessica Fehrenbach-Jones All for the cameras ,
He should have been an actor not a sheriff

 Jessica Fehrenbach-Jones Omg that is disgusting!!! I’m glad he can sit back and laugh while the ones on the explosion are permanently messed up

This county needs a shake up and someone who can run it who doesn’t have their heads up their butts!

Bill Chavers But, in order for a change to happen, We the people must band together now and spread the word. Tell everyone you know, tell people you don’t know. Share texts, make calls, set up a meeting for all the candidates separately and get to know them.

Bill Brandenburg

Guess who was in charge of the jail when all the new equipment was installed……hmm wait it was David I don’t play well with others Morgan. There are issues before the flood of smelling gas and gas leaks, why wasn’t this equipment secured to the floor to prevent it from being moved. Remeber Bill Morgan refused to investigate theft of County property at another county agency. I personally put Morgan in the same boat as our Commander and Chief. Him and Obama must be drinking the same Kool-aid. Let’s not forget his generalization of our Black Community being Thug Mentality this really shocked me that all the black officers I’ve served with never exhibited behavior nor the college professors that were my instructors they did not exhibit that type of behavior. It must just be Morgan. I tried to tell everyone what they were voting into office. His latest comment he was running for a third term only to keep the office from being run by criminal political… I wonder which candidates are the criminal??? Sounds like typical spoiled brat only child Morgan let’s call everyone else names. I’m sure Doug Baldwin for one doesn’t appreciate his decriptions of certain people. Just saying.

Bill Chavers This comment is what I,’m talking about. There is so many more incidents of Morgan’s lack of community understanding and community leadership. I missed his comment about keeping the Sheriff’s Office from a Criminal Politician. After the political dirty tricks he has pulled to steal the Office, he is that last person to make such comments.

Every one who has had a negative encounter with this arrogant bully needs to share their experience. Let all the voter’s know about this man. We must spread the word, he has a voter base that have no clue what Morgan is really like. They only hear his words and think he knows what what he is talking about. Many see his made up uniforms with all his military ribbons and believe those ribbons are law enforcement related. They are blind and must be made to see

Speak out Escambia, do not fear this bully. He will threaten and attempt to intimidate you but he is really afraid of the truth of his inabilities, his meanness, his holier than thou persona, his vindictiveness and his (as he described to me) I’m up here and everyone else is down here character. One example, my postman told me recently of seeing Morgan downtown at one of the events. As they passed each other, my postman slowed and asked Morgan if he was the Sheriff. He said Morgan, looked at him, never slowed, never offered his hand but instead, answered, ” Yes I am ” and kept walking. Is that how our supposed Sheriff should treat the very people who put him in office? No,but its Morgan’s attitude.

Rally now people, spread the word, take back Escambia from Morgan’s destructive, arrogant, and seemingly Extreme Narcissistic personality. WE, the people need a real, certified, street smart, experienced law enforcement officer to lead real cops in the streets and in office.

Get inspired people or Morgan will throw this in your face and more citizens will die, the streets will be owned by the real thugs.

VOTE NO TO MORGAN  (VMO 2016) AND HIS USELESS ADMINISTRATION.

Jessica Fehrenbach-Jones
Jessica Fehrenbach-Jones I love it when he kept sayin
Where were you??
Blaming law enforcement n citizens

Jessica Fehrenbach-Jones
Jessica Fehrenbach-Jones He didn’t like me making my post
He blocked and deleted me

Bill Chavers

Bill Chavers Awwwww did he take his toys and run home. Typical

Bill Chavers

Bill Chavers Ms Jones, I read some of the crap on the other site. Do not be taken in by their pro-Morgan bull hockey. Morgan said it and those paying attention heard it. Craig is Morgan’s errand boy, a personal friend who was given a job after Morgan’s first electSee More

January 14

SPEAK OUT ESCAMBIA, SAVE YOUR FAMILIES, YOUR HOMES AND YOUR COUNTY. LET THE HEAVENS HEAR YOUR VOICES THROUGH THE VOTING BOOTHS.

PUT A REAL, CERTIFIED, EXPERIENCED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO WORK AS OUR NEXT SHERIFF.

WE TRIED AN OUTSIDER AND IT DID NOT WORK, LETS PUT SOMEONE IN OFFICE WHO KNOWS AND UNDERSTANDS OUR COMMUNITY. AND ONE WHO DOES NOT SEEK SELF RECOGNITION THROUGH CAMERAS.

Tonight, I want to speak out for those deputies who have reached out to me. Folks a lot if Deputies want to speak out against Sheriff David Morgan but they can not because some months ago, Morgan had copies of a Court Order posted to all SO employees to remind them that disciplinary action could be taken against them for talking out against him or the SO. I have seen this memo but can not find it at the moment but it points out all the ways a member of the SO can get into trouble for talking about their boss, including some circumstances even if they are not working if I recall correctly.

Not long ago, a Deputy make some negative comments about the SO on Facebook I believe. Morgan’s third Chief Deputy who checks all the social media sites found the comments and shortly afterward an investigation was initiated ending in the “firing” of this Deputy. Really? With the problem of needing manpower on the streets, Morgan was more worried about someone talking about the SO and him that protecting the citizens? And that is the point of my comment. Morgan uses threats and intimidation to squash the free speech of his employees. This sends a very clear message that he is afraid, so very afraid of the citizens finding out how bad he is as a leader. Morgan needs to shut down the voice of his deputies so as to keep the citizens in the dark and thinking all is great under his watch.

Folks, its not good at the SO. Morale is so low it barely exists. The deputies are so scared of the Administration, they have become a ” Reactive Organization”, meaning they basically wait for a call to respond versus being a ” Proactive Organization ” where they go out and look for criminal activity. They know if they cross the line put out by Morgan and his Staff, all hell will befall them.

So, Morgan has shut down anything negative about him from being release through any type of communications from his employees. He is the one afraid, he is a true coward.

To the deputies, hear my words. You are the real heroes. You are the first line of defense, the Green Line protecting this community. Not the tyrant who haunts the Sheriff’s Office hallways. You suffer from having to work for a Non-certified, Inexperienced individual who taints the Star you wear on your chest. You’ve earned the right to wear that Star if Honor and Pride. Morgan should be ashamed to claim any right to that Star.

Stand tall and know there those of us who do not fear Morgan or his Staff of head hunters. We will speak out for you. But, you can talk to your wives and families. Let them spread your message by other means. And know, Morgan will be defeated.

In Response to my Rant January 14th :

Bill Chavers Thanks Jimmie for stepping up and telling it like it is.

David Morgan is the true coward here. He is not a cop, he will never be a cop, he has never put himself in the line of fire, never walked the streets as a cop. And, I doubt he would ever run to danger as cops do to protect anyone.

I probably fell under his juvenile definition of a coward behind the keyboard.

Well, to Morgan, I say this. I am not a coward, I’ve been in the streets, alley ways and projects, chasing every type of criminal any one can think of. I’ve been shot at, I’ve had thugs try to run over me with cars, I’ve been in hand to hand combat with thugs. And, I have the scars to prove it.

So, I am not a coward, I use a keyboard to get the message out that you, David Morgan, seem more of a coward and con-man. I know what you’ve done to fool the people and its my mission to let the citizens know the truth. If they still choose to put you back then its on them for the horrors this County will face under your lack of understanding.

Go away Morgan, leave Escambia alone to recover from your mess.

January 16

David Morgan believes he will win his primary easily. He truly thinks all of Escambia’s voters love him, that no one is paying attention to the vast growing number of people who are now catching on that he is a joke, that his leadership is questionable at best and they are beginning to realize that Morgan is not now nor has he ever been a sworn, law enforcement certified civilian Police Officer any where.

Now, I discover that Morgan may have misled the public about his actual time in service as a Security Police Officer. If he did mislead the voters, it would have had to been intentional. And, intentional would mean he ( Lied ) to the voter’s to make his experience seem more than it really is. It would also explain his lack of law enforcement operational experience and leadership.

I do know he changed his Air Force career field from Security Police to Space and Missile Operations about half way through his 20 year career. And was not a Security Police Officer in the Space & Missile Command.

So, will some one with a good math background tell me how he managed to work 20 years as a Security Police Officer when he was not working as a Security Police Officer?

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Sheriff Morgan on recent criticism: “We are hobbled by the law.”

Bill hasn’t gone so far as to say it but Morgan, in this statement above, is telling the people all they need to know. “We are hobbled by the law”.  What does that mean? In Morgan’s perception, the law is a nusance and pursuing his way of “law enforcement”, bullying and such, he feels “hobbled”, restricted, hindered, crippled by the law. The only people crippled by the laws are criminals. The laws are there to protect the people of the county; if it is hobbling the ECSO, then the ECSO is trying to subvert the law.

“Don’t vote for me.”

“We are hobbled by the law.”

What else do you need to hear from this man? He has told you the things you need to know about his character, in his words, actions and the fact Escambia County is less safe than most counties in Florida. When a person fails at their job, they are fired. Fire Morgan, not because he resents the citizens of the county,(because it is your fault for not raising your kids correctly or letting law enforcement do their job–whatever that means). Fire him for unfairly applying the standard of justice to his deputies while making sure people who commit misdeamors like Greg Fink and John Powell are held to the highest accountability.  If justice is not equal, it is not justice. It is selective based on the whims of Sir David.  Or how about the fact your community isn’t as safe as it should be? Those are valid reasons to kick this SOB to the curb like you would anyone else who collossally failed at their job.

You cannot doubt the real fear the deputies who speak out must fear. Speaking of that fear. Sir David has an attrition rate of approximately 50 officers a year. That mean he loses approximately 50 officers a year. That is ridiculously high turnover for a the size of the department. Why are so many deputies running as fast as they can? The ECSO is a sinking ship. Escambia County, do you want to stay on the Titanic? 

The Angry Man@the GOP Sheriff Forum

Wow! That is the only thing I can say.

I read about John Johnson’s speech. It didn’t go as planned. He tried to make a point by asking if women and children felt safe going to Walmart after 9pm. The woman he asked didn’t play along. She said she did…OOPS!

Next I watched Doug Baldwin’s speech.

I was very impressed with Baldwin’s articulation, coolness and value based approach. While I don’t necessarily agree with his politics, he was very persuasive. Hell, one of Ronnie Mac’s biggest supporters told me he was there and he would have voted for Baldwin had the election been held that night. He was that swayed by Baldwin’s speech.

Then I watched this:

This is just an attack on the people of the county. Sir David has lost his shit!  He’s an angry man. He has NOTHING positive to say and basically says “Don’t judge me; I didn’t want this job to begin with”.

To that I say, I agree…you should just move along, because you have just pillaged the people of Escambia County. His reluctance to be a politician was so overtly a lie. He’s always wanted to be the center of attention. His $30,000 smile is proof of that. Plus if he was so reluctant, why is he running for a third term since he clearly feels under-appreciated?  No one buys that BS.

Yeah, you used county money to feed into religious organizations that, in turn, contributed to you. Should we look at each agency you donated to, compare the staff of said organization with donations within proximate timing of their campaign contributions to you and see how that shakes out?

Again he went on about “parsed words”.

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Needless to say, my feelings in regards to his speech, was a bit angry at how he blamed everyone and said crime statistics don’t show Escambia County is a more dangerous place. Numbers don’t lie. This is just January – June 2015 compared to the entire year of 2014. Already there is a big disparity that is absolutely unexcuseable.

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Mr. Morgan, coming from I’m sure what you’d call, “a coward behind a keyboard”, as a sheriff, you are a liar and a FAILURE. Your job is to make Escambia County safe…no, ifs ands, or buts. The buck stops with you. Can’t take the heat? Get out of the fire or the reluctantly held seat that you didn’t want to start with?

Leah Manning Wants to Talk

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According to a source, Leah Manning is talking to the State Attorney’s office, trying to make a deal to roll on her co-defendants, including her husband Douglas and “friends”, Mark Smith and Walter Thomas. This is intriguing because this is a logical move. However, her story is damning for the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office. There is chatter that one of the higher ups, that just abruptly left the ECSO, is possibly going to be named in deal.

But before anyone gets their hopes up, the State Attorney does not have the “greater good” in mind here. They want to make this whole situation “go away. Look for deals all around and the unnamed person who fled for his reputation, there is little hope that he will be prosecuted, because to make all this go away, the damage must be minimized.

Remember Haines did say there is no evidence against the deputies.  The surveillance footage from inside Mark Smith’s house is damning, and it was taken into custody by Zach Ward, but Stephen Cappas was the primary investigator.

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That in and of itself speaks volumes since Cappas only has the ability to cover shit up. From what I understand, that’s all he’s ever done.

 

 

VMO 2016 #4: Allows Deputies to be Thugs

#4-Allows Deputies to be Thugs

Once again, even though it goes back to leadership, this behavior of letting deputies like Thomas, Smith, the Von Ansbach Young clan, Haines, and the various other Morgan men who do what they damn well please, there will never be any respect for the department. People in society will only live up to the standard they have to and with deputies doing what they please by allowing sex offenders access to children or bailing them out while trying to justify these actions are seen as playing favorites and creating a double standard that could be defined as law enforcement vs common man or for the sake of argument, white man’s crimes vs black man’s crimes. All the deputies mentioned are white.

Race is not always the card being played, however, when the appearance that it COULD be is enough to throw the gauntlet down on race relations in Escambia County. This sort of double dealing of justice makes  it possible to offer the theory that race is the motive more so than criminality. Isn’t that just what Escambia County and Pensacola needs–a reason to validate suspicions of ingrained racists within the higher levels of  law enforcement?

Haines and the Von Ansbach Young clan believe they are above the law. Hell before they took it down, Erin Ambrose had pictures of her schmoozing with Circuit Court Judges and their families on a social level. This sort of relationship creates a conflict of interest and unfortunately there is far too much of that already. Fraternizing with clients, customers, co-workers and colleagues gets most people fired.

 

Why is that? Because of the fact, as humans and “friends”, people want to be accepted. That need allows criminal beh10473866_10204243856329120_2942019695593477156_navior or character flaws to be ignored due to friendship rather than being impartial and applying justice equally. But don’t take my word for it. Look at Ms. Ambrose, the Von Ansbach Youngs and poor Marbc64e-escambia2bsheriff2527s2bk-92btops2bat2bnational2btrials2b-2bstuder2bcommunity2binstitute-clipulark Smith, why should they give up their fun times together because of a little bit of ethics?  Not everybody dines with a judge and a pedophile at one table.

VMO 2016 #3 Morgan has made Escambia County & Pensacola Look Like Reality TV

#3 Morgan has made Escambia County & Pensacola Look Like Reality TV

Any of those closely associated with Sir David or has been in proximity to him when a live camera was within earshot can vouch for his, “kid in a candy store” persona that makes him the butt of national journalists and late night television. He is a legend in his own mind.

If in doubt look at the following photo op’s that Sir David has been so proud of:

       

These are just a few of his portfolio.

              

Even though he is the probably the most photogenic sheriff Escambia County has ever had, he most certainly is the dimmest as well. Here are just a few remarks Morganisms that make Escambia County so proud:Morganisms

First off, late me take issue with the title ‘African American’. We’re Americans. I am fourth generation Welsh. I or my family do not pretend to be nor do we say we are Welsh Americans. We are Americans. I was not born in Wales and the blacks that currently reside in the United States of America are not from Africa. Those sorts of terms that society has come to use are divisive in nature. So what are the issues in the minority community in Escambia County? Many are real, and many are perceived, and I will tell you that I think most of them are perceived and here’s why. And again, let’s go back to the history of our nation and where we currently are today. Not too many years ago, the thought of electing an African American president would have been unthinkable in the United States of America and I would remind black Americans that you are a little less than 13 percent of the entire population of the United States. Less than 13 percent–and now that’s every man, woman and child in the United States of America of black ancestry. Had every one of those people been voter eligible only 13 percent could have voted for President Obama, but President Obama has won two elections as President of the United States. Now what does that mean? That means a whole host of white people, and Hispanic people and Asian people and American Indians cast a vote for President Obama. The statistics are that we’re such a racist nation, why do we currently have an African American president? Why was General Chappie James the first four-star black general and why was General Colin Powell promoted to Chief of Staff and later to Secretary of State? Why do we currently have an Attorney General, Eric Holder, who is also a black American? So I would tell you statistically to anyone who makes an argument that the United States is a racist nation is focusing on specific incidences of where we might have had problems with race relations, but it certainly does not paint any organization or any individual any nation is racist. We have unfortunately, in the black community, embraced a “thug culture. One that agrandises foul language, shooting cops, abusing women….”

“I say this with great sadness, three months ago within a month period, I fired two officers for falsifying police reports. They falsified accident reports. When the information came in, my approach–when I took office, I told folks, I have one cardinal sin and that’s when you lie. When you lie, you’re done in law enforcement. What you’ve done, you’ve indicated to me that you have a proclivity of not telling the truth, what you call perjury in criminal justice system. If we can’t trust you, when society can’t trust you to tell the truth about the facts of the case as you see them, then you are of no use to law enforcement because our society and our criminal justice system is based on the truth. If we’re all about lying in business or government, then what kind of society is that? “

“those of you in the white community must overcome your fear of being labeled a racist. Because that’s what we all fear in trying to open a dialogue with minority communities. It’s when we enter that first juncture of the disagreement we will be called a racist. Anybody want that label?”

“you couldn’t just waltz into a second-hand shop with military memoriabilia and buy a medal of honor and put it around your neck. Why? Because you didn’t earn a medal of honor. That shows such dishonor and disrespect to the men and women who earned that honor through, most of the time, sacrificing their lives. They’ve passed (legislators) it and it’s called the Stolen Valor Law. “


“I believe there must be term limits. IF I GO STUPID AND RUN FOR A THIRD TERM, DON’T VOTE FOR ME. (laughter in crowd). I’m serious. I need to go back out into the real world and learn how to use a checkbook.” 8/4/2011- Pensacola BizNet-Cordova Lanes

Speaking of books about Winston Churchill…”… The frightening thing about these volumes is this: If you switch the word “Nazi” to “Muslim”, you’ll have an intersting eye opener with history and with the way the world is progressing today.”

“those of you in the white community must overcome your fear of being labeled a racist. Because that’s what we all fear in trying to open a dialogue with minority communities. It’s when we enter that first juncture of the disagreement we will be called a racist. Anybody want that label?”

Two weeks ago, two Florida deputies shot 15 rounds at a 60-year-old unarmed Florida man who was looking for his cigarettes in his mother’s car, parked in his own driveway.  Sheriff David Morgan of Escambia County hastily took to the airwaves to explain that “the tragedy of this is the noncompliance to the directions of law enforcement officers….Right now we are comfortable from a training perspective that our officers did follow standard protocols. [t]his is a common occurrence. We live in a very violent society.”–Dahlia Lithwick, TheSlate.com

“It’s witchcraft. I’ll say that right now. Well, again, the time of the blue moon every three years, the method of the murders and also our person of interest is known to practice this.”

 Truly I could go on for pages, but you get the point. His words of wisdom, most of which were said in front of a national audience, denigrates the people of Escambia County.