This Should Horrify You

By all accounts, the head nurse at the University of Utah Hospital’s burn unit was professional and restrained when she told a Salt Lake City police detective he wasn’t allowed to draw blood from a badly injured patient.

The detective didn’t have a warrant, first off. And the patient wasn’t conscious, so he couldn’t give consent. Without that, the detective was barred from collecting blood samples — not just by hospital policy, but by basic constitutional law.

And you guys wonder why I chose to do the job I'm doing. Bad cops, which are few and far between, will always get exposed so long as there is someone to grade their papers. Video is helping that cause. If he isn't fired by dawn, something is wrong.