The Texas Department of Public Safety has released a 51-minute video of Sandra Bland's traffic stop and arrest, after showing it privately to several local and state officials in a Tuesday meeting. Bland was arrested earlier this month and found dead in her jail cell three days later. She was on her way to Texas from Illinois to start a new job at her alma mater, Prairie View A&M University.
Rumpole, surprisingly, is leaning towards the State Trooper here, although not initiating any contact and calling for backup would have been the better practice. However, there is a significant difference between blogging about something and being boots on the ground (it's the difference between being a trial lawyer, and being elected to the bench never having tried a case, but we digress).
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