Without evidence of benefit, an intervention should not be presumed to be beneficial or safe.

- Rogue Medic

OHP Trooper Update II

Some further news from STATter911. OHP has completed its investigation. Maybe they will share the results, but don’t hold your breath. This video claims that there was an earlier scuffle between the trooper and the medic.

Of course, without releasing the dashboard cam recording, we can only continue to guess about what it might show. Why does OHP still withhold this recording if it provides anything that might improve their image? Right now, OHP probably has an approval rating about the same as subprime mortgage brokers, so they really can’t have much to lose.

I was originally surprised to see the behavior of the trooper on the cell phone video, but could the dashboard cam shows something worse?

Maybe the video recording is not the problem, but the audio recording is not what they want to be released?

As I stated, we can only speculate, but is that in any way good for the image of OHP?

OHP needs to demonstrate some responsibility and act as if they don’t panic at the sight of bad news. Maybe tomorrow?

This video has interviews with trooper Martin and paramedic White, so it is interesting.

OHP vs. Creek Nation EMS from the beginning, post by post:

Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Creek Nation EMS, and Abandonment 5/31/09

More on Abandonment, OHP and EMS 6/06/09

OHP Trooper Update 6/11/09

OHP Trooper Update II 6/11/09

OHP Trooper Update III 6/13/09

OHP Trooper Update IV – Holy Stammering Obscurantists 6/16/09

OHP Trooper Update V – Over an Hour of the Holy Stammering Obscurantist 6/17/09

OHP Trooper vs. EMS comment from anonymous 6/18/09

Some Corrections on OHP vs. Creek Nation EMS 6/20/09

OHP Trooper Update VI – A little Background on the Participants 6/22/09

OHP Trooper Update VII – A Little More Background on the Participants 6/22/09

Daniel Martin Suspended for 5 Days 6/22/09

Trooper Daniel Martin Subject of a Lawsuit 7/22/09

OHP Official Position – Don’t Get Caught On Camera, Otherwise Good Job. 7/23/09

An Interesting Development in the Daniel Martin Case 7/24/09

Trooper Daniel Martin In Trouble, Again 10/06/09

Maurice White Arrested 01/11/10

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