The Stings Continue
We are closing in on 500 stings arrest this year–when you include big ones I find. I know there are MANY more out there. I’m sure many states are arresting 10-100 people each year (at least) so when I say 500, that is probably under reported by 2-10x that amount. I suspect there maybe 3k or more arrested per year in these sting operations with only the biggest publicized/discovered via search engines. Most will end in a plea (80-90%) and then a bunch in a trial (10-25%) and finally, unfortunately, suicide (1-3%).
1 Psalm 46:1-3 (NIV):
1 God is our refuge and strength,
an ever-present help in trouble.
2 Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way
and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea,
3 though its waters roar and foam
and the mountains quake with their surging.
I do try to keep this site updated; new Stings, updated articles, etc. I will continue to do so through the end of this year.
It is indeed, as our President, Donald Trump has stated, I say that it’s a very scary time for young men in America… I think this is something many of those in these sting operations can relate to. I want to ask WHY do these stings and WHAT purpose do they serve? We think they get bad people off the street but if they do get a few there are definitely a lot of good people going down with them (no priors, no criminal history, etc.). It is not much different than getting caught up in the Nigerian E-mail scam or the Telephone IRS Scam. Gullible or Guilty? Are these false positives? Are the police being overzealous by having the criminal justice system felonize a victimless crime?
Jurors can ignore the law if the law is producing a terrible result – Antonia Scalia
We as citizens need to be committed to justice, fairness, and free speech. We need to protect ourselves from becoming a police state and locking people up for potential criminal behavior brought on by law enforcement.
Seek God’s word to help adjust/align your moral compass,