Here is something of interest — a US army soldier was killed in a friendly fire incident in Iraq. And amazingly it was all captured on video. Following the death there was a cover-up that is now coming out and being investigated.
Unfortunately the video cannot be embedded in this platform, but is available by following this link.
Salon Magazine Friendly Fire story
I would like to propose that certain cops, like Cornwall Ford, and others be required to wear such helmets when executing their dangerous and courageous missions so that the Jamaican state can increase the confidence of the populace in the legitimacy of JCF actions. How many such helmets does the JCF currently own?
The story about this video first appeared online at Salon Magazine and can be found here.
While I am on the topic, almost daily we’re told that the traffic of guns between Jamaica and Haiti is a large reason for the soaring upsurge in violence on the island in recent years. How many old Soviet submarines have we leased or purchased to be able to monitor what takes place between the two islands? How many high speed patrol boats do we have deployed with night vision goggles and helicopter support with enough light to make the night seem like daybreak?
I’ll write more about it in the crime plan post, much promised and not yet delivered. But for now, I’m just saying…