Brookside Police Chief Mike Jones Resigns

BY Herschel Smith
3 months, 4 weeks ago

We covered it here, based on the awesome reporting done by AL.com.

Oh no.  No, no, no, no, no.

It should not be that easy.  This shouldn’t just go away.  The Police Chief should be charged with crimes.

Additionally, the original article mentions the following names: (1) Jefferson County District Attorney Danny Carr, and (2) Judge Jim Wooten.

They didn’t just know it was going on, the helped to perpetrate the crimes.  They too should be up on charges, as should the entire city council, who also had to know this was going on.


Comments

  1. On January 26, 2022 at 10:12 pm, Sisu said:

    Mike Jones should be forced to forfeit all post resignation benefits and emoluments, and garnish all future wages and sources of income, e.g., one third, before taxes. As well Mike needs to disgorge 50% of the value of all income and benefits he received as an employee of Brookside.

    And, the Town of Brookside, Alabama should make full restitution to all of those to whom summons were issued, plus 3xs the value of all legal cost they incurred and an estimate of the value of their time, at a rate no less than 1.5x’s the hourly compensation of Mike (based on all in benefits and his minimum contract hours (I’m guessing 1200hrs)). …

    Place a lis pendens on every parcel in the town, until all legal actions are resolved; and a “class action” against every employee of the town since Mike was first employed; no indemnification for any of them. Pursue all present and past Town employees and outside lawyers, accountants and consultant/contractors (and then their estates) until the last of their legatees dies.

  2. On January 27, 2022 at 2:40 am, Hudson H Luce said:

    There was a town in Southern Georgia – Ludovici, as I recall, where they ran a similar scam, and Lester Maddox, when he was Governor, had signs erected on the highways leading into that town warning people away from the place – https://main.oxfordamerican.org/magazine/item/1023-the-ludowici-trap

  3. On January 27, 2022 at 11:14 am, xtphreak said:

    FYI

    Georgia Code Title 40. Motor Vehicles and Traffic § 40-14-8

    a) No county, city, or campus officer shall be allowed to make a case based on the use of any speed detection device, unless the speed of the vehicle exceeds the posted speed limit by more than ten miles per hour and no conviction shall be had thereon unless such speed is more than ten miles per hour above the posted speed limit.

    (b) The limitations contained in subsection (a) of this Code section shall not apply in properly marked school zones one hour before, during, and one hour after the normal hours of school operation or programs for care and supervision of students before school, after school, or during vacation periods as provided for under Code Section 20-2-65 , in properly marked historic districts, and in properly marked residential zones.  For purposes of this chapter, thoroughfares with speed limits of 35 miles per hour or more shall not be considered residential districts.  For purposes of this Code section, the term “historic district” means a historic district as defined in paragraph (5) of Code Section 44-10-22 and which is listed on the Georgia Register of Historic Places or as defined by ordinance adopted pursuant to a local constitutional amendment.

    So short version, only the Georgia State Patrol can ticket you up to 10 mph over a posted limit (with the exceptions noted of course).

    No County Sheriff.
    No City police.
    No Campus police.

  4. On January 28, 2022 at 8:17 am, Rocketguy said:

    When I first saw this, I thought they were talking about Brookside, TX a little south of Houston where I got my driver’s license. They were notorious for writing tickets 1-2 mph over 30, dinging you for entering/exiting school zones just a skosh over the limit, stop sign violations, etc. They had a dramatically oversized force for a small community that existed to fund itself – the definition of a self-licking ice cream cone.

  5. On January 29, 2022 at 12:39 am, Dan said:

    He’ll do what the majority of crooked small town cops do when caught. Resign, move somewhere else and do it all again.

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