Nurse is terrified while a detective attacks & arrests her for doing her job.

I’m going to say I haven’t been this angry in a very long time. The abuse of power, and the nurse’s fear, I see in this video makes me so angry I’m shaking. Fear is a primal reaction when seeing someone, who is supposed to be calm and professional, flip to acting out of control and abusive. I feel her fear. I’m still disgusted with the police who arrested her and even more so with the police who stood around and did nothing.

Nurse calmly tells policeman why she cannot comply with his request (it’s breaking the law). What happens next is terrifying.

** Warning: Trigger warning for those who’ve been attacked or wrongly arrested before

Short version of the video –

Complete version of video  – audio starts at 36 seconds.

In this video, at 11:30, you will see sexism and mansplaining in the worst possible way. The second police on the scene is talking down to her and explaining the law to her, but he is the one who is wrong. We women face this kind of shit everyday.


My comments on the video:

*Please forgive the amount of comments and cursing. I had a lot to say.

This is what Gov. Gary Herbert had to say about the incident.

Words from Salt Lake Police Department


UTAH statement about nurse


There are thousands of comments about this incident, so I gabbed a few from Twitter.

Many people were calling for the Detective to be fired.

Others talked about prior issues with the police at this hospital.

And many others praised the nurse on how she handled herself


Biskupski said in her statement she watched the video of the incident.

“What I saw is completely unacceptable to the values of my Administration and of the values of the Salt Lake City Police Department. I extend a personal apology to Ms. Wubbles for what she has been through for simply doing her job.”


If you wish to know more about this incident and the follow-up story, here are a few news links.

Salt Lake mayor calls nurse arrest unacceptable

If you’re as furious as I am about the detective abusing his power over the nurse, please submit a complaint. You don’t have to give your #.

Complaint form to SLCPD

I have a huge amount of respect for policemen / women everywhere. Their jobs are hard enough without the unprofessional members bringing unwanted attention to their job. This is why it’s so important to get rid of the “Blue Line” mentality. Weeding out the bad police members will allow better recruits to join the force. With better employees wearing badges, the professional ranks of the police can work to do their jobs and not work everyday watching their backs.

No matter who you are. If you see police brutality or abuse of power, speak up.

Together we can make the force safer for everyone.


Until next time…Be safe, be kind, be happy, and take time to love one another. We’re all in this together.



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The murder of Christina Grimmie; I’m sad, terrified, and just damn angry

I’ve been trying to say something all day, without pure anger, but I honestly haven’t been able to find the words.

So, I’m just going to say it, Christina Grimmie being murdered sucks.

I didn’t even follow her, and I only saw her once or twice on The Voice, but when I read her name I knew exactly who she was.

For someone, my age, to recognize her name, I can only imagine how big of a star she could have been in just a few short years.

She was so talented and worked very hard to get where she was.

It really breaks my heart. There are thousands and thousands of “Christinas” being killed all the time in the US and around the world.

I find a deep sadness that we lose young people every day to senseless deaths. Losing someone so young, just starting their life, and leaving behind so much unknown potential, just breaks my heart.

Yes, she was pretty and incredibly talented, but that isn’t all I’m talking about. She had more to offer. She worked hard to bring her talent to the world. Many years, before The Voice, she had already gained her own following on YouTube, and she did that through dedication and hard work. There are so many kids just like her.

There are children and young adults all over the US and the world, working hard to achieve their dreams, every day putting one foot in front of the other, knowing if they work hard enough, success will come to them, then some crazy person kills that dream in mere seconds.

We lose our children to hunger, war, abuse, the stupidity of drivers, and yes, sadly, evil murder.

She was only 22, and some man came to her concert, specifically to quiet her voice, to stop her from succeeding, and to snuff out her light.

Those kids were at the concert to have a great time, singing along to songs, enjoying the success of their new star, all while a madman (I refuse to use his name) stood next to them, not enjoying life the same way they were, but he was planning the murder of this wonderful woman.

Not only is that so sad, but as a Mom, it is equally terrifying.

I’m sad for her family, I’m terrified for all young people, and I’m just damn angry at evil people. I really hate evil people for trying to destroy beauty and love and happiness and splendor. I’m really angry at the evil people of this world for killing anything beautiful they see in this wonderful world.

I can’t even imagine what her parents and her family are going through. May they find strength in knowing how much she was loved by so many people.

RIP Christina Grimmie.


Here is Christina Grimmie singing a cover of “Say Something” by Christina Aguilera




Until next time…be safe, be kind, and always be happy

(if you haven’t, please kiss and hug your family and make sure they know you love them)