State police whitewash ‘cover our ass’ scheme – Journal Inquirer

11/11/17 – By Chris Powell

Michael Picard is a provocateur in support of gun rights and opposition to drunken-driving checkpoints. Whatever people think of his politics, he has acted within the law, as he did one night in September 2015, when, standing near an entrance ramp for Interstate 84 in West Hartford, he carried a sign alerting motorists to a checkpoint ahead. In a holster on his hip was a pistol for which he had a permit. He was also carrying a video camera. [Read More]