Victim

April 24, 2014

I would like to mention that a couple of folks who frequent WebSleuth, one of which is a neighbor and past volunteer searcher for LostNMissing, sent me messages (and emails) last night regarding comments posted on WebSleuth and I would like to address it publicly.

Apparently there are discussions regarding the SanAngelo news article in which it was quoted that the Texas Dept of Safety issued a Press Release that was posted online. The Press Release described Brandon as a “fugitive with outstanding warrants.” I addressed the press release in the comment section as it was poorly written and while the claim is that the news article is/was a Press Release, there is no record of it on the TXDPS website, nor is any officer or representative of the TXDPS named as to who stated the “quotes.”
1. What is extremely troubling is that those who continue to make claim that Brandon is a “fugitive” are working counter-productive to what we are trying to accomplish and they are making statements that has not been publicly stated by the TXDPS. The definition of a “fugitive” is someone who is sought by law officers trying to elude justice, a person who has escaped from a place or is in hiding, especially to avoid arrest or persecution.
2. The same TXDPS website holds Brandon’s information and a missing poster which clearly states he is classified as an “Involuntary Missing Person.” Therefore, “fugitive” does not describe his missing status. Involuntarily missing means “a person that is missing and not due to their own choice” such as “missing due to an accident, foul play, or against their will.”
3. Any person, or persons, regardless if they are reporters, bloggers or commenters and describe Brandon Lawson as anything other than missing is doing a huge disservice to his family, his children and most importantly…to Brandon himself. Painting such a portrayal, without an official law enforcement investigator or representative stating such at a Press Conference, is merely speculation and without merit. In essence it is blaming the victim, in a very negative way, that turns the public into not wanting to help seek the victim. It causes the loss of community support. It creates a terribly difficult and painful situation for the minor children when their school mates ridicule them on their “fugitive father” as opposed to empathizing on the trauma they are suffering by having a missing father.

We certainly hope these types of comments do not deter the public from coming to assist with this Saturday’s “Shining Hope” event as the public is very much needed to attend and obtain missing posters to help hang in surrounding communities. The goal of the need of the public is because many times there are those who may have information and may not even realize they do…and by continually bringing awareness of Brandon’s missing status…we hope someone who may have seen something can bring their tips/leads to law enforcement to aid the investigation towards finding Brandon.

I would like to close with…any person, or group, who in describing Brandon’s case…and calls him a “fugitive”…without internal knowledge of the investigation (as an official law enforcement official) is doing a great disservice to all who work hard to find Brandon, and this includes law enforcement who, of late, has spent many hours investigating. Just because a media outlet may have used the term “fugitive” does not mean Brandon is a fugitive. For that matter, even if a law enforcement official “believes” that Brandon is a fugitive…does not mean he is a fugitive. The only time that term/title/tag should be used would be if Brandon is located alive and in hiding....or investigators find evidence that he is alive and hiding. Then he earns the title “fugitive.” Until then, he is a father of four, a long time partner of Ladessa, a son, grandson, brother, nephew and friend to many…and he is missing.

(Please note that I have written a formal letter to the TXDPS and copied Brandon’s family as I wish for clarification on the “Press Release” as well as who issued the “Press Release.” I will keep you updated on the outcome.)

Respectfully,

Cynthia Caron
President/Founder
LostNMissing, Inc.
The Below is a Facebook post that addresses the above comment. I felt this important to post, along with my response:


  • LORI:   I have followed this case for several months, and spent considerable time listening to the audio, reading maps, reading anything I can find, including Websleuths. The facts of this missing person case include the information regarding a warrant and an article using the term fugitive. At no time has this bit of info caused my concern for this family and this missing person to wane.. It is simply one fact. My heart breaks for Ladessa and her children, and Brandon's other family members. All that said, the drama surrounding anything that isn't all flowers and rainbows and disseminated by a certain few does make it more difficult to stay interested and concerned. Facts are what will find Brandon and bring closure to Ladessa and the family. People are concerned and care about this family, and it's not being mean or ugly to discuss the published articles and facts of the case.
    • Help Find Brandon Lawson Lori, thank you for your post. if I can expand further to address what you posted...most people, we hope. think as you do. Do not care that Brandon had an outstanding warrant and do not care what he is "labeled or tagged" with...but unfortunately, a lot of people do not think as you do and when we try to reach the general public in communities that surround where Brandon went missing....many of those who happen upon his case (via media) have no clue about missing persons, what families endure, what the difference is between foul play-involuntary-endangered- missing means. But most all know what "fugitive" means. 
       
      It's those in the surrounding communities that we are trying to bring awareness ...not so much those who frequent here and other sites...because those who frequent here and other sites already have some kind of "interest" in missing persons cases...but "grandma and grandpa" who never go online, rarely watch the news...but may occasionally pick up a news paper or catch a glimpse of a story of a missing person is who we are trying to reach. It is those folks who almost always (in many of our cases) hold some kind of tip/lead and never realized that a person was missing and once they have that recognition...they then can come forward to police and give that tip or lead. 
       
      I cannot tell you how many missing we've located (deceased and alive) who merely saw a poster and put 2 + 2 together and gave the needed tip. One case, as example, we did so many poster blitzes and had a huge media following in Maine for over 3 months. There was no stoned unturned and yet...no tips/leads. We had posters in every store/gas station from every turnpike stop from the start in Maine to the Canadian border. No tips. No leads. We finally secured The Today Show who was very generous and gave the family air time. A husband and wife (farmers) watched that early morning show and as they told us, they NEVER watch anything on TV except The Today Show each morning before tending to their daily chores with horses and fields. After seeing the show the husband realized that where our missing loved one's car was found was only 4 miles from their property. He decided maybe they should check the far back property that faces the turnpike. As they ventured out...they found a trail of clothing. He had his wife ride back (on tractor) and call 911. Our missing loved one was found and death by hypothermia. To be very honest, had her case been portrayed as a "fugitive" ....that man and wife may have thought "oh my" and would NOT have taken the efforts and actions they did to find her. I hope this makes sense. (Sorry so long)
       
       
Until Law Enforcement states otherwise,
Brandon Lawson is a victim.
vic·tim
ˈviktəm/
noun
noun: victim; plural noun: victims
1.
a person harmed, injured, or killed as a result of a crime, accident, or other event or action.

Ladessa Lofton, his 4 children, parents, grandparents and siblings are the family of the victim.

We do not , in any way, believe he is "in hiding." We do not believe he would allow his family to become "victims" of such an action if he were hiding. 

No family of a missing person should ever have to endure the pain of having a missing loved one and to be scrutinized and rumored about , by the public, when they've never been named a person of interest nor named a suspect for causing the disappearance of a missing loved one. Nor should any reporters ever write that a missing person is "probably in hiding" when law enforcement has never given such as a public statement of facts.

Below are questions that Brandon's family has ...as well as confusing and erroneous reporting regarding Brandon's missing status.


Why didn't the Dispatcher report the distress call Brandon made to 9-1-1? From all appearances " A motorist who ran out of gas" is all that was relayed?  Brandon clearly stated he was "in the middle of a field" so if he was "hiding" from Law Enforcement ...why would he tell the Dispatcher where he was? ( In middle of field ) and why would he say "please hurry and that he needed a cop?



QUESTIONS:


This is where it gets confusing.
On Dec. 22, 2013 the Sheriff's wife wrote the below on a public message board.  Why did the dispatch, when "interviewed", say the call was "merely a stranded motorist who ran out of gas" when Brandon clearly said he needed a cop and that he was in a middle of a field and sounded distressed? Further in the 9-1-1 call, the operator felt he said "he hit someone" as she repeated it. So why didn't she report as she heard? Or did she not report Brandon's call at all? Perhaps she only report the passing trucker's 911 call saying a truck parked haphazardly on the roadway? 
Adding to the above , this posting also appeared, which is just as  puzzling. Especially when the dispatch operator CLEARLY said on the 911 call (to Brandon) that she interpreted  him as saying "I ran into them" because she repeated those words. She even asked if anyone was hurt and needed an ambulance.
 
 Why didn't dispatch tell the Sheriff's Department that Brandon said "he hit someone" when Dispatch clearly repeated it after him?





Oh my. No words for the below.
 Why would the Sheriff's wife go on the grieving and despondent wife's Facebook page, set up to help bring awareness to her missing husband, and post the below? Why even go there?
Recently it was brought to my attention that the Sheriff's wife has been posting on the DATELINE NBC Facebook page and I sat dumbfounded that she would pick up a keyboard and proceed to start typing and explaining away her erroneous reporting. I think the questions I posed to her are valid questions and it comes as no surprise that she has chosen to ignore and not respond.
She has chosen to not answer. However, it certainly is not due to her not wanting to keep discussing the case because I learned that she was on another website posting and answering questions and I am going to be very honest here....I cannot help but wonder what would drive a woman who is married to one of the chief investigators , the actual Sheriff of Coke County....what would ever posses his wife to continually provide the public with information regarding Brandon's case and further carry on like a gossip columnist offering to give information via private messages?  Note someone posed questions to her. She repeats the questions following and then provides her answers:


Let's take the first red squared area. She said the deputy didn't have probable cause to run the plates of the truck? In nearly every LE stop of an abandoned vehicle they are going to run the plates and most especially if there is no vehicle owner at the scene and EVEN more importantly if the vehicle owner called 911 and was no where in site. This entire case is so mind boggling and I keep praying there are good reasons for all of this ridiculous postings and her "speaking for" her husband's Department. Even LE Spokespersons do not go around and frequent blog sites and discuss cases that have not been approved to be discussed and when LE Spokespersons do discuss a case...it is through media press conferences or interviews with the press. NOT on blog sites.

I cannot, not even for one moment's notice comment on my real feelings regarding Mrs. Sheriff and her offering statements of a missing persons investigation regarding the actual missing person and whatever "condition" he was in??  But why? WHY would the Sheriff's wife carry on like this? We've all heard the 911 call and in no way does Brandon Lawson sound like he is in such a "condition" that he couldn't walk more than 100 yards? Does she forget he drove there? IF in such a condition ....surely he would have been pulled over?
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The fact in which she offers the blogger to "private message her" and she would give them "the exact quote" of a statement and used the excuse that she didn't want "LL" (Ladessa Lawson - Brandon's common law wife) to have to read the statement publicly???




 Food for  thought
What happened to Deputy Christopher Fox?

Below media reports that "deputies" (plural) arrived at the scene. 
It also states the Sheriff confirmed.







We've seen far too often massive searches to come up "empty handed" only to repeat a search and a missing loved one is located deceased the second time around in the same or near the very area already searched.  From deaths of foul play as well as accidents. (In case anyone thinks the bodies were moved.)  There is no possible way that Mrs. Sheriff can state that someone is no longer in their county. That was another disservice done not only to and for Brandon...but also to his family. We just had one case of another of our missing loved ones located passed away after a second search conducted....in the same place as the original search, but this time with a different team.... not even three weeks ago. Click here

K9 searches are only as good as the day they are working...if any SAR Team guarantees that a place searched will not contain a body is very misleading and very arrogant to assume that anything is guaranteed or that they or their K9's could not have a bad day.  Little Jessica Lunsford, when snatched from her bed at home in Florida, back in 2005, had round the clock searches by SAR Teams, K9's and community members and her little body was located when the killer (a neighbor) finally confessed and told law enforcement where to find her. She was found only 150 yards from her own front door buried in a shallow grave.


Headlined, Missing Man No Longer in Coke County    as written by the Sheriff's wife , through her online publication of The Observer/Enterprise both on Facebook and on the web. What further makes it very sad....is when pointed out, by our President and Founder of LostNMissing, that she shouldn't post and write as if something is factual, when it is not, and it was quite troublesome that she deleted the comment, from the public posting, and refused to change her headlines and/or to remove it. There is no fine line between journalism and blogging. Therefore, this is why we will not include  her "media" links to Brandon's website. In our eyes her reporting is not journalism....but mere blogging of opinions.  Unfortunately we wished early on others would have realized that so the family has not had to beg for help the past near-7 months and still are! More searches needs to transpire. Accurate media attention needs to transpire. Nobody knows who may have recollection from that early morning and could come forward to bring a tip/lead that can bring needed answers! Perhaps a passerby may make his or her way through here from another town or state and see the news and realize they have information...but if all sits at a standstill....this could take years to resolve...if ever.




Someone is not telling the truth about the 911 call.
Either they knew.
Or they didn't know.
Which is it?



We would like to know what time the passerby/trucker called in? Assuming it was as written above 12:58 am, as we know from phone records that Brandon called at 12:54. So with another 911 call...so close to the distress call....why is nothing mentioned to Kyle's brother at the scene?  Why did nobody tell Ladessa?  She learned it and brought it to their attention?  If this was all a mistake by someone not doing their job...and we know this happens every day in all jobs....just admit it, apologize and do EVERYTHING you can possibly do for the family to help find Brandon. Instead...they received no attention nor urgency after the last search in October....have to tolerate reading terrible comments about their family and about Brandon himself and further have had the pain of the writings and persuading the public, indirectly through public writing, to pay no mind as Brandon is hiding? That certainly is not the way for one to show support to a family whose loved one had something happen in that community.

NOTE: Clarification: Brandon's wife learned he called 911 while reviewing cell records on the Tuesday following his missing status while itemizing a detailed cell report provided by Verizon to law enforcement. This report showed more details, including texts, than a phone bill that one would get on their own phone bill which only shows "incoming or outgoing."
  • Why didn't 9-1-1 report the call Brandon made asking for help? Or did they?
  • Why did the Sheriff's wife blog publicly that Brandon was hiding in the brush watching the deputy inspect his truck and proceeded to report that Brandon had a 2 year old record of being involved with drugs?
  • Why didn't the 9-1-1 caller ask Brandon his name and ask his location?
  • Why did the Sheriff's wife report in her writings for "The Observer/Enterprise" that law enforcement was not aware that "Brandon hit someone" until they thoroughly analyzed the 9-1-1 call....when the Dispatcher herself clearly stated "Ahhh, you ran into them? Ok."
  • Why are further searches being denied for approval by law enforcement? Especially in light of the new cell ping discovered by Verizon to be approx 3 miles from Brandon's truck, in an area that was not searched by the professional search and rescue? We are not talking about a couple deputies walking through..we are asking for a professional search and rescue team to do a comprehensive grid and search.
Why does the tape appear as if someone else is with Brandon in that field, including his comment to the Dispatcher saying "We're not talking to 'em" which is plural for two people?
Another male voice can also be heard saying "yeah" at same time Brandon says "no" to not needing an ambulance, but instead Brandon says he needed a cop?

If one were to be a "fugitive on the run", why bother calling 9-1-1 at all?
Why didn't the 9-1-1 Dispatcher ask Brandon his name and ask his location?

Why did the Sheriff's wife report in her writings for "The Observer/Enterprise" that law enforcement was not aware that "Brandon hit someone" until days later when they thoroughly analyzed the 9-1-1 call , despite the Dispatcher clearly stated "Ahhh, you ran into 'em? Ok.?"

Why is the Sheriff's wife continually blogging on social networking sites offering to give "statements", as it pertains to Brandon's condition on that early morning? Offering said statements to anyone in the general public who private messages her? ( Is her husband, the lead investigator and Sheriff, aware she is doing this?) Additionally such information is hearsay and nobody can state factually of his condition at the time of the call as no person can say, with full confidence , as to what was happening to Brandon in that field or the condition he was in. Anything that pertains to statements is part of the investigation and should be confidential and only relayed to law enforcement, especially hearsay.

Why wasn't  Brandon's call to 9-1-1 reported to his family? Instead they learned, days later, on their own, while itemizing a cell log for law enforcement. I'm not so convinced that Law Enforcement even knew Brandon called 9-1-1!

Why was Brandon's truck allowed to sit haphazardly on the highway, with only flashers on, for nearly 7 hours, until a tow truck called, while the deputy only spent aprox. 20 minutes at the scene? Was he aware of Brandon's distress call? If so, why didn't he convey such to Brandon's brother, also at the scene?

Why wasn't more help called to back up Deputy Neal, if in fact the distress call was in  reported? Did Dispatch report it to the Sheriff's operator and that person did not convey to Deputy Neal? Or did the 9-1-1 operator not report it accurately as a distress call? Or was it not reported at all? Was Deputy Neal at the scene due to the trucker call saying a truck abandoned crooked on roadway?

Why ( if 9-1-1 dispatch did not obtain name of caller "in middle of field needing cop to please hurry") wouldn't Deputy Neal run the license plate of the abandoned truck to verify and document owner of truck...if 9-1-1 call was truly dispatched? Why take the word of a man and girlfriend at the scene as to whose truck it was? (Brandon's brother and Audrey)

Shouldn't, for his own safety reasons, the deputy have run the plates of the abandoned truck before exiting his cruiser? Especially and considering he was riding solo and it was 1:10 a.m.? The Sheriff's wife stated "He had no reason to run the plates. At that time, there was no probable cause." (see screenshots below.)

Surely if one wanted to become a fugitive, and run from a two year old warrant for drugs, would they choose to run in the middle of the night with barely gas in their vehicle? Without taking clothing? Without money? Wouldn't one wait to cash their 401k check at home first? Even if one was under the influence, or having a manic attack of some sort...wouldn't they have "come out of hiding" once the scene was free and clear and again contact their family as Brandon did prior to 1:10 a.m.?

Why has the general public spent so much time trying to decipher Brandon's 9-1-1 call, yet Law Enforcement has not submitted the tape themselves to the FBI for analysis?

And the biggest question of all...Where is Brandon?








While our questions may paint an impression that we believe the Sheriff's Office of Coke County did not do all possible at the onset, I would like to say Sheriff McCutchen has always shown genuine concern to Brandon's family and even took steps days later to call in for assistance by the Texas Rangers when he realized he needed more assistance. A well planned and organized search and rescue was also done in late October, however we wished that action was done much sooner and certainly wish for that to transpire again. If Brandon is laying in some field deceased, he deserves to be found and properly buried. His children and loved ones deserve to have their needed answers and a place to mourn him.

With that said, what we do NOT like are the actions of the Sheriff's wife who is undermining the work, continually, of Brandon's loved ones who are trying to implore the public that he is considered "Involuntarily Missing" and they need the help of the public as well as the media. Instead of supporting the family's need, she shows up all over the internet to be sure to paint Brandon as a "drug convicted felon" including giving the public the very impression that she is on "some kind of damage control mission" to protect her husband's department by taking direct hits against the victims?

There does not need to be damage control at the expense of the missing man, Brandon Lawson.  The only action that she should be taking is writing updates of factual information in the newspaper that she and Sheriff McCutchen owns. However, instead she has chosen to go on social networking sites, blogs and forums, to write her negative rumblings and it is my guess so that her opinions, which she presents as facts, is once again to protect her own interests because she knows what she has been writing would never fly in a journalistic manner in her newspaper as her paper could be sued. I also believe there is a very strong conflict of interest and she may be best to writing her community news instead of making promises to give statements of Brandon's condition to whomever wishes to know by having them private message her. It is with her actions we have a distaste for, not her husband nor his department.

With that said, the damage control had no choice but to transpire with this site for Brandon. His family was forced into damage control to get the seriousness of needing public awareness and to not lose the public's interest by getting them to believe that Brandon is just a "drug convicted fugitive in hiding."





 An Injustice to Brandon and his family: We are very disappointed that the Sheriff's own wife publicly wrote so much negativity, by voicing her opinion as well as headlines to articles and presented her thoughts as facts of the case. It should be known that the Sheriff and his wife own the newspaper, Observer/Enterprise, and purchased it back in 2010.



Media Reporting: Very little media reporting existed for Brandon's case. I first should explain that nearly ALL media who wish to write for a missing person will not publish specifically from accounts of family, but instead of what law enforcement conveys and family comments.   I cannot tell you how many times that we've been told (by media) that they "wish" they could write about a case of a missing loved one but after talking with law enforcement they've determined "there is no story." Why? Because all a law enforcement official has to say is that a missing loved one "more than probably is out there and chooses to not let their whereabouts be known" and once that thought process is communicated to media...they go away. Is this what happened in Brandon's case?

From the onset: 1. Law Enforcement believed Brandon was "hiding in the field" due to comments made by his brother. 2. Due to an outstanding two-year old warrant (that Brandon just learned he had from another county and made steps to address the warrant by first contacting a lawyer to help him.) they believed he was "escaping his wrath." This was all believed even contrary to what the family pleaded to be known....and that is that Brandon was missing and not hiding.

Responding to questions and comments:

1. LNM has never believed that law enforcement is responsible for Brandon's disappearance, nor do we believe a conspiracy has transpired.

What we do believe is Brandon's case was not given the same attention to find him as it would be had he not had a past history with drug problems....It was assumed for too long he was "in hiding."

What we do believe is the Sheriff's wife, whether in her role as a community newspaper writer, or as a spokesperson for her husband's Dept., has made it her mission...from the very day he went missing...to malign his reputation as well as presented herself unprofessionally...no matter the capacity...by blogging on the family site for Brandon and presents him (continually) as a fugitive on the run and hops on every news article, blog site, and Facebook site to continually inject her opinion posed as facts. It's not the Sheriff we have a problem with...it's his wife who concerns us.

No person , or staff, of LNM runs the Justice for Brandon's page on Facebook. They apparently have used LNM posters of Brandon which may give that impression. All LNM pages are transparent and identified as managed by LNM.  We are not involved in that page. Yes, we have a few staff posting as ADM on the Help Find Brandon Lawson page but that also is transparent as any staff who may post will always sign the post with their name and LostNMissing.

The only reason this page has been added was to have a means, without the drama that Facebook can have, to post the bothersome comments publicly... as the family has found no other way to combat the continual interference by the reporting of Sheriffs wife and her blog hopping. 

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  2. AJ, we've addressed why this page exists above. I'm at a total loss as to your "finding fault in people who have tried to help" when I can assure you, any of Melinda McCutchen's actions certainly was not helpful in any way.

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  3. I'm sure that AJMB2014 is from the the page "justice for Brandon lawson" which is NOT run by family or anyone who even knows the family and who are constantly attacking his family. They have done everything possible to cause this family even more grief. Oh and surprise surprise Mrs. Sheriff has posted there as well. Just sickening. I feel LE are probably doing the best they know how, but reporter wife is just unprofessional and hurting the reputation of her husband by her constant blogging and reporting her opinions. I would love to know who her source was on what Brandons "condition" was especially when no one supposedly saw him that night. So who would have given her this information? Did someone talk to him?

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    1. We would love to know the same. Thank you for posting.

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  4. first of all let me say, that running a newspaper and also being related to the sheriff and getting information firsthand and releasing vital information about a case to the public should be considered a conflict of interest, breach of duty and service on the Sheriff, and so forth. I can go on and on. I would have someone's butt in a slinger for releasing information like this and continually talking about a case in public, while the man is still missing, as it could be and certainly looks like it's hindering the investigation. Why the hell does county even have it? It should have been switched to the state police in my opinion because obviously the Sheriff's department /dispatcher's are trying to cover there own butts for mishandling the 911 call that Brandon made. Ya'll need to elect a new Sheriff and quit buying that newspaper! Obviously they only care about protecting themselves and not finding the missing person or helping his family. It seems they don't care at all about that, only trying to make Brandon and his family look bad and make their lives a living hell.

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  5. The first thing families of the missing do is to alienate law enforcement, I have seen it over and over again. Whatever the circumstances, this is never a good idea.

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    1. Your comment is stated as a "general" when in fact, untrue. The majority of our missing family members have very good dialogue with law enforcement. In Brandon's case it's been difficult as conflicts exist in what happened to him and that belief has prevented the local Sheriff's office to give up searching .(Drones could be used in areas difficult to search)...giving up is never good.

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  6. Man, this is very upsetting to read! Has the family sought outside agencies for assistance, including LE offices that have the ability to supersede authority of a crime scene? I know that this is never an outside agency's first choice, but the continued ineffectiveness of the sheriff's office and the actions of the spouse really makes you wonder how hard they are really trying to find answers there.

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  7. Cops will never admit to any mistakes that members of their dept. make, including 911 operators..
    They usually are not very helpful in missing person cases..Mostly due to lack of concern and/or lack of experience..
    If the family should say anything about their work they will start a campaign among themselves to bring discredit to the victims family..
    Private detectives solve more missing cases than the police will ever hope to

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  8. Any time you can't have a good relationship with the police it's going to put you at liberty to hinder your abilities. It's just fact. I was told in college never to knock a teacher's teaching skills. A little thing like I'm struggling to understand your class & am spending extra hours reading other material to get these good grades. My grades suddenly went from A to C-D until another teacher let me know a life skill. It's not to my benefit. You want to complement there teaching skill. Great explanations of the Essa. You are very informative and I enjoy coming to your class. I can't explain why she is risking herself to biblically keep addressing you but it does sound like she is trying to explain herself so you know as much as you can that she is able to tell you. Many times the police won't tell you anything. It's not because he has an outstanding warrant but because it protects the case in the event there is foul play. They don't tell anyone that if that is something they suspect. They have to have certain proof to do that. If you find that after asking yourself, that there is nothing that you can see that you will gain by speaking negatively about mistakes made by the police or wife's of. Next I would ask myself if reconsidering my feelings about the department might benefit Brandon. If so then you need to suck it up and express your instabilities to understand how police operate and your sincerity to have a good relationship with them. What can they share with you and what would they suggest and what kind of things can really make there job harder. You need every person you can have behind you. If you feel they have wrong you than there would be proof. Take that proof and find out how and whom you need to present it to to get the case to a different department. Just ask yourself if what you have Ex.: the old folks call records wrongly acted upon by the police dept.Is something you really believe would be enough to warrant it rather than the county needs to generate more tax revenue to have appropriate staff that answers all incoming calls etc. Also, my message to Ledessa would be to familiarize yourself with laws on a missing individual and how hercounty and state can help her. The more she learns the more she will begin to be able to do on her own to help Brandon and have others do the same. If she can't Han maybe he hiss brother can. Someone needs to take on this responsibility and know it could be indeterminate amount of time but it's a life worth fighting for. To the others worried about the things being said. I think the Sheriffs wife did a great job of clarifying things that she was able to and also to let you know about. That was done in a way that you could see what had been said and yet, now, at this moment what the facts are. Appoint a person to author updates that are factual but only one. Let the public know and report it ongoing so the public will follow the right, most current information. Hope this helps as this is only meant to do just that. I live in Florida and keep going back to see if they have any new information on Brandons where abouts.

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  9. Any time you can't have a good relationship with the police it's going to put you at liberty to hinder your abilities. It's just fact. I was told in college never to knock a teacher's teaching skills. A little thing like I'm struggling to understand your class & am spending extra hours reading other material to get these good grades. My grades suddenly went from A to C-D until another teacher let me know a life skill. It's not to my benefit. You want to complement there teaching skill. Great explanations of the Essa. You are very informative and I enjoy coming to your class. I can't explain why she is risking herself to biblically keep addressing you but it does sound like she is trying to explain herself so you know as much as you can that she is able to tell you. Many times the police won't tell you anything. It's not because he has an outstanding warrant but because it protects the case in the event there is foul play. They don't tell anyone that if that is something they suspect. They have to have certain proof to do that. If you find that after asking yourself, that there is nothing that you can see that you will gain by speaking negatively about mistakes made by the police or wife's of. Next I would ask myself if reconsidering my feelings about the department might benefit Brandon. If so then you need to suck it up and express your instabilities to understand how police operate and your sincerity to have a good relationship with them. What can they share with you and what would they suggest and what kind of things can really make there job harder. You need every person you can have behind you. If you feel they have wrong you than there would be proof. Take that proof and find out how and whom you need to present it to to get the case to a different department. Just ask yourself if what you have Ex.: the old folks call records wrongly acted upon by the police dept.Is something you really believe would be enough to warrant it rather than the county needs to generate more tax revenue to have appropriate staff that answers all incoming calls etc. Also, my message to Ledessa would be to familiarize yourself with laws on a missing individual and how hercounty and state can help her. The more she learns the more she will begin to be able to do on her own to help Brandon and have others do the same. If she can't Han maybe he hiss brother can. Someone needs to take on this responsibility and know it could be indeterminate amount of time but it's a life worth fighting for. To the others worried about the things being said. I think the Sheriffs wife did a great job of clarifying things that she was able to and also to let you know about. That was done in a way that you could see what had been said and yet, now, at this moment what the facts are. Appoint a person to author updates that are factual but only one. Let the public know and report it ongoing so the public will follow the right, most current information. Hope this helps as this is only meant to do just that. I live in Florida and keep going back to see if they have any new information on Brandons where abouts.

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  10. The sheriff's wife sounds like a douche. I hope for the family that he's found. This is a very scary case.

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