Case Files

Case File: Chance Bretches & Greg Gentry- Austin, TX

On March 28th, 2019, Officer Chance Bretches and his partner Officer Greg Gentry were assigned to a Street Narcotics Unit in a rough part of town. Less than 24 hours before, a drug dealer had shot someone in this same neighborhood, so the Street Narcotics Unit was out in force in response to that violent shooting. They didn’t want a drug turf war to heat up and spiral out of control.

Case File: Chance Bretches & Greg Gentry- Austin, TX

On March 28th, 2019, Officer Chance Bretches and his partner Officer Greg Gentry were assigned to a Street Narcotics Unit in a rough part of town. Less than 24 hours before, a drug dealer had shot someone in this same neighborhood, so the Street Narcotics Unit was out in force in response to that violent shooting. They didn’t want a drug turf war to heat up and spiral out of control.

Case File: Officer Brandon Dingman & Officer Josh Taylor- Wilson, OK

It started on July 4th, 2019 when Wilson Officer Josh Taylor got a call about a domestic disturbance. When Josh arrived at the scene, he found a large man, named Jared Lakey, walking down the street with no clothes on but his black socks. Josh knew instantly this was someone who wasn’t in his right mind.

Case File: Officer Brandon Dingman & Officer Josh Taylor- Wilson, OK

It started on July 4th, 2019 when Wilson Officer Josh Taylor got a call about a domestic disturbance. When Josh arrived at the scene, he found a large man, named Jared Lakey, walking down the street with no clothes on but his black socks. Josh knew instantly this was someone who wasn’t in his right mind.

Case File: State Police Trooper Mark Bessner- Michigan

Michigan State Police Trooper Mark Bessner has been saddled with excessive bail and false charges for acting to defend his life while in the line of duty. Please join the National Center Center for Police Defense in supporting this officer and his family in their time of need.

Case File: State Police Trooper Mark Bessner- Michigan

Michigan State Police Trooper Mark Bessner has been saddled with excessive bail and false charges for acting to defend his life while in the line of duty. Please join the National Center Center for Police Defense in supporting this officer and his family in their time of need.

Case File: Officer Gary Wheeler- Starkville, Mississippi

Officer Gary Wheeler was indicted on charges of aggravated assault after he used necessary force to stop a criminal who refused to comply and attempted to harm him and his fellow officers. After neutralizing the situation Officer Wheeler and another officer used their training to save him; bandaging his wounds and calling for emergency help. Officer Gary Wheeler saved the criminal’s life, but now the Attorney General is trying to ruin Wheeler’s with a 20 year prison sentence.

Case File: Officer Gary Wheeler- Starkville, Mississippi

Officer Gary Wheeler was indicted on charges of aggravated assault after he used necessary force to stop a criminal who refused to comply and attempted to harm him and his fellow officers. After neutralizing the situation Officer Wheeler and another officer used their training to save him; bandaging his wounds and calling for emergency help. Officer Gary Wheeler saved the criminal’s life, but now the Attorney General is trying to ruin Wheeler’s with a 20 year prison sentence.

Case File: Newark Officer Jovanny Crespo

Officer Jovanny Crespo of Newark- husband and father of 4, devoted public servant, and only 26 years old- is being called “murderer,” “killer,” and “criminal” after putting his life on the line and protecting himself, his fellow officers, and the public from dangerous criminals armed with a loaded semi-automatic weapon.

Case File: Newark Officer Jovanny Crespo

Officer Jovanny Crespo of Newark- husband and father of 4, devoted public servant, and only 26 years old- is being called “murderer,” “killer,” and “criminal” after putting his life on the line and protecting himself, his fellow officers, and the public from dangerous criminals armed with a loaded semi-automatic weapon.

Case File: Fort Worth Officer Aaron Dean

Officer Andrew Dean responded to a possible home invasion call in Fort Worth in the early morning on October 12th. He acted in self-defense only after he had a gun drawn on him. Help National Center for Police Defense support this young officer as he navigates the treacherous political waters and liberal judges focused on worsening the War on Cops.

Case File: Fort Worth Officer Aaron Dean

Officer Andrew Dean responded to a possible home invasion call in Fort Worth in the early morning on October 12th. He acted in self-defense only after he had a gun drawn on him. Help National Center for Police Defense support this young officer as he navigates the treacherous political waters and liberal judges focused on worsening the War on Cops.