Category: Law Enforcement

Protecting Our Officers Or Protecting The System?

8-20-22 The situation at the Rutherford County Jail does not seem to getting any better. What we do know is so small compared to what we don’t and even that is unacceptable. Now not only are the staff and inmates in danger…Read More »

Risky Business For All At Rutherford County Jail

August 12, 2022 Rutherfordton-  Not only have conditions deteriorated for the prisoners at the jail (per inspection reports) but now the officers and courthouse staff are becoming severely affected by them. The following incidents have been reported as happening at the jail…Read More »

Gastonia Police ordered to release body cam video in homeless vet arrest and the taser death of his service dog

Gastonia Police arrested disabled Army Veteran Joshua Rohrer last year and charged him with panhandling.  Officers also tased his service dog during the arrest that resulted in the death of the animal.  Rohrer, feeling he had been assaulted, pushed for the release…Read More »