Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda, Din’t

By Guy Higgins

There was a recent news article on a lawsuit against the U.S. Government following the murder of two members of the U.S. Coast Guard on Kodiak Island in the Aleutian Islands. The essentials of the situation are that the alleged murderer displayed increasingly angry and threatening behavior over an extended period of time leading to the attack and murder. The plaintiffs are arguing that the Coast Guard should have been aware of this behavior and taken steps to de-escalate the situation, get treatment for the alleged murderer or remove the perpetrator from the island. Continue reading