Homicide cleanup in Cypress may seem like the same business to most crime scene cleanup companies. It is not. Crime scene cleanup in Cypress handles murder cleanup, suicide cleanup, and unattended death cleanup where decomposition occurs. No county employees need apply for a referral racket.
When we refer to crime scene cleanup, we invoke a number of meanings. For me, Eddie Evans, we may mean the government controlled monopoly over blood cleanup following deaths.
We also use the phrases death cleanup, suicide cleanup, trauma cleanup, and biohazard cleanup in the same vein as crime scene cleanup. These phrases are used interchangeably and easily relate to aspects of one another in most cases. Sometimes though crime scene cleanup becomes the referent for illegal drug manufacturing cleanup.
Sometimes biohazard cleanup may apply to infectious conditions created by mosquitoes, food borne pathogens, and even sewage germs. Most often in the context of crime scene cleanup, we refer to biohazard cleanup to mean the following:
- Wet blood
- Moist blood
- Dry flaky blood
- Objects capable of blood drip or ooze when compressed.
Blood in these constituent elements accounts for most of the crime scene cleanup and biohazard cleanup work. It follows traumatic human blood loss occurs. Biohazard cleanup includes those other potentially infectious materials (OPIM). Cranial fluid, eye fluid, spinal fluid, and other fluids may contain OPIM. Universal precautions dictate that these material become biohazards during blood cleanup.
Strictly speaking, biohazard cleanup has a much wider meaning than crime scene cleanup. Within the context of janitorial sanitation industry, crime scene cleanup applies to those blood conditons noted above. My crime scene cleanup company has the following add-on businesse to help pay the bills. Fighting government fraud takes a lot of time and money:
- apartment painting
- carpet cleaning
- dirty house cleaning
- filthy house cleaning
- hoarding cleanup
- house painting
- sewage cleanup
Most houses qualify as dirty houses. In my business, a house or apartment must have spider webs, thick dust, dirt and grime, and so forth. A filthy house looks like a dirty house, but includes infectious waste like poop, human and animal. Hoarding cleanup may include the two above conditions while exhibiting heavy litter. House painting came as the result of sealing apartments following walking bleedouts and mass murders, none of which occurred in Orange County. The Orange County, California Government controls about 99.9 percent of Orange County crime scene cleanup work. I do not receive calls for Cypress, in fact, my home town. county suicide cleanup will soon sprout new narratives similar to the above. Similar narratives reflected on suicide cleanup should help add to my writings on local government corruption in Orange County, California. I expect to have a physical presence in this campaign to help protect Orange County's tax payers from corruption by their administration, coroner, and fire department employees.
As a free enterprise suicide cleanup business owner (not a crony coroner company), I have an idea about suicide and our economy. From my experience, it does seem that suicide cleanup calls increase in poor economic times. Crime Scene cleanup calls continue at about 1 to 10, crime scene cleanup to suicide cleanup, that is.
Everyone considers suicide sooner or later. Everyone since our beginning of time gives suicide a thought, at least, unless they're very young. Imagine our world today had Adam committed suicide instead of serving as our archetypal homicide victim. How would we view suicide? How would we view ourselves?
Until modern history began, after 15th century modernism began, "Self-murder," "self-destruction," "self-killer," "self-homicide," "self-assassin," "self-slaughter, " described suicide. We can see suicide as an abstract, latinate word. In Latin, su refers to self, and of course ide means the same as it does in homicide and insecticide.
As we would expect from early Greek history, silent grandeur and quiet nobility, moderation guided philosophic discussion of suicide. (See this recently added page on African American suicides) As with other weighty subjects, suicide found lively debate within boundaries of proportionately detached, balanced discussion. Wanton disrespect to gods exceeded Greek "balance and nothing to excess" principles.
Plato argued that a rational justification for suicide arose as many find today. Inescapable pain from disease or intolerable oppression gave cause for suicide under horrific conditions. Zeno's crowd, his Stoics, came to see suicide in more favorable terms then we care to think about today. For them, suicide became a most reasonable and desirable way to exit.
Imagine early Christian followers influenced by these same and similar ideas. Add Jesus Christ's willingness to die on a cross, and we can see early Christians finding peace before their time. Add baptism to this notion of joining God, and suicide becomes a great promise of freedom. Once baptized, some motivation for a quick exit arose to cash-in on a newly cleaned life-slate.
Before a reader casts doubting glances at these ideas, remember, just because pre-modern ideas gained popularity long ago, does not mean antiquity's mind sets vanished. An inquiring, disquieted young mind may find some peace in such ideas.
There's an internalization of suicidal justifications. Call it "socialization" or "learning" if you like. Then there's the question, "Whether or not one should follow personalities to their grave". Bravery, dignity, and style became concerns for suicidal acting out. In fact, psychologists and sociologists claim that copy cat suicides follow celebrity suicides at times.
In the later Roman Empire, suicide reached intoxicating heights:
"Foolish man, what do you bemoan, and what do you fear? Wherever you look there is an end of evils. o see that yawning precipice? It leads to liberty. You see that flood, that river, that well? Liberty houses within them. You see that stunted, parched, and sorry tree? From each branch liberty hangs. Your neck, your throat, your heart are all so many ways of escape from slavery . . . Do you enquire the road to freedom? You shall find it in every vein of your body?" Seneca
This neat rhetoric becomes a pace setter for ages. To die nobly topped-off a nobly lived life, all under a controlled, rationally derived plan. Freedom followed freedom to chose one's exit, and under rational conditions. Japanese warriors have followed this and similar logic.
Pacifists like the early Christians found escape from life's woes by suicide. Before long, church leaders like Thomas Aquinas, turned the tide by condemning suicide. Suicide soon became a crime, and suicide cleanup became crime scene cleanup. Suicide victims lost their right to a "proper" burial. (return)
Many suicide victims became display settings against suicide. Hung from trees at crossroads; dumped alongside crossroads, suicide victims became public warnings against suicide. Ironically, attempts at suicide by hanging became a criminal act. In consequence, perpetrators of attempted suicide were hung as worse than common criminals.
At an extreme opposite, we find suicide to escape slavery and irrational conditions. Deep in slave ship holds of colonial slave traders, black slaves died in crowded, sewage like conditions. Packed like canned sardines, taking one's life became a rational choice, if we can all it a "choice."
Besides the Greek's quiet grandeur and silent nobility in art and philosophy, it resided in their suicides. African terror in slavery and love served as an explanations for suicide, too. Romeo and Juliet's star-crossed love as crazy love lead to suicide. Roots to some suicides, romantic "love" arrived late on our historical scene.
We like to think that suicide's strong passions arise from love gone wrong. The truth points elsewhere. Suicide arising from love passions arises more by accident or mistake in many cases. Besides, relationships generally revolved around economic needs. When love madness struck a 13th century note in the Troubadours' free-love movement, love rarely came between two mates. There's was plain hedonism, plain and simple.
Police, coroner, and medical examiners know who jumps from bridges to a watery death in serious moments of anxiety or depression. Some jump during a moment's silliness. A look at a suicide victim's hands sometimes reveals scratch marks from pier pilings covered by barnacles. These victims had a change of mind, but too late. Really serious jumpers go straight down without hesitation. Sometimes it takes practice, learning. Step by step self-injury becomes more acceptable. Finally the finaly self-injury leads to self-murder, suicide.
Silvia Path's famous novel, The Bell Jar, takes us through the mind of a young woman at her life's crossroads. All the warning signs were apparent; she knew, those around her knew, and she continue to slowly march in the direction of suicide; ironiclly, she died by accident while trying to appear in a suicial act. With her head in an oven breathing natural (poisonous) gas, she awaited for an expected friend to save her. At the last moment her friend was called away; unknowingly to both Path and her friend, this last act of attempted suicide accomplished the deed.
I'm reminded of a young couple in San Francisco in the 1990s. They stood on a San Francisco bridge, hand-in-hand, as morning traffic sped by. A rope around each of their necks combined their minds as one suicidal focus. Their jump signified a fear of homelessness and economic distress, not a lover's quarrel. Motorist drove by this scene in awe. Two star crossed lovers ended their lives in unison. Each supported the other in death. Plath's death seems even more ironic in this context, it seems.
Perhaps these jumpers' lives were disastrous experiences following more disastrous experiences. No one will ever know. Crime scene cleanup practitioner do consider these matters, though. All that we can know is that they chose the one, unforgiving act both could equally succeed at. It seems to me, had they been in "love," each would have salvaged something from one another for both's survival.
We know that love had little to do with anything before "To be or not to be" became a concern for the "why" of suicide. In 19th century social science, Socrates' "Know thyself" as a philosophical notion became a scientific focus. Sociology, psychology, and anthropological studies emerged with these and other early ideas. Before long, suicidology entered our quest to understand human behavior by studying suicide. Philosophy's quest to "Know thyself" thereafter dwindled into analytical and linguistics pursuits.
Now social science struck down love as a serious contender for a significant number of suicides. Now, hard numbers quantified in statistical models allowed for solid reasoning based on reproducible findings. Scientific method began to show religion, employment, and demographic variables as stuff for suicide studies. The "why" of suicide found hard facts rather than internal passions.
Although suicide remained a crime, our turn from religious persecution in the middle-ages lead to a humanistic perspective. Now suicide became known as a a "cry for help." Trying to understand rather than a criminal complaint follows suicides.
In crime scene cleanup, I find a high number of suicides by elderly, white men. Some live in cramped, dirty quarters showing little resources. Others live in middle-class homes, well kept by maid services, but a lonely life. Where we expect serenity in old age, we find suicide in notable numbers.
We cannot disprove serenity exists in old age. We can prove specific conditions more likely lead to suicide than others. Economic distress, pain and disease in old age, and one's religious ideology may play big roles in suicide. We have numbers showing what's going on over 150 years -- See Durkheim and positivism.
From statistical models we deduce certain conditions influencing suicide. We know that a higher density of alcohol outlets engenders a higher number of violent crimes. We know unemployment in such areas exacerbates violent crimes.
We have similar facts showing relationships between parent-offspring relationships. Sadly, we know for a fact more orphans commit suicide than others. Alienation as an idea helps to explain these unfortunate acts by those abandoned alone early in life.
Some would look to weather patterns to explain suicide, but weather has no numerical basis for serious explanations. If this were true, we would expect similar suicide rates in Norway and Sweden. Actually, Sweden's suicide rate often doubles Norway's. Seasons do show fewer suicides in autumn in some countries. This conversation remains for later, though.
What does appear on our radar for finding variables in suicide comes from the Age of Reason itself. As industrialism crossed our globe, enriching some nations, impoverishing some, and ignoring others, suicide rates followed. Hungry, Sweden, England, France, and our own United States suffer a greater number of suicides than countries like Italy, Ireland, and Egypt. In effect, wealth do not innoculate against suicide. Then we have Cypress crime scene cleanup to contend with.
I'll soon turn my attention, again, to murder suicide in crime scene cleanup.
A loss of control over one's outcomes, over the effects of their words and deeds add suicidal stress for some. As a variable for suicide the sense of a loss of control follows a number of life patterns. Abusive, controlling domestic partners come to mind. In the case of murder-suicide, loss of control over the other has a part in domestic homicides.
Loss of employment quickly adds to a loss of feeling in control. Imagine working on the same machine for 11 years. Then imagine being "downsized." Where activity and production occupied one's life, loss of production and contribution begins. One no longer provides for there's a loss of control over one's livelihood.
Word came through my peer group that Bill A's father shot himself in his head New Year's eve. He worked for Vernon's Police Department. I had seen him, but never talked with him. I was glad that I hadn't met the man. I had never come so close to a suicide victim, never wanted to. This whole idea gave me a spooky feeling until I reached Vietnam. That's another story, though.
I had actually started a page on police suicides and then a bogus Internet company lost it. I had written a short piece on Robert Smith's suicide. At age 25 this New York police officer committed suicide, I read somewhere. A little more reading about police suicide and I learned that police have a high suicide rate.
If police officers are unhappy because of their work, we all need to think about what we can do to help police officers. I do have one simple answer to remove a great deal of their stress and discomfort, legalize drugs and thereby end our drug war.
We might imagine a great amount of stress in a police officer's life. The last multiple homicide I cleaned after had 3 dead and 2 wounded by an AK-47. An AK-47, if you did not know, fires a 7.62 mm slug of lead. It happens to share the same nomenclature as our US Army's M60 machine gun.
Both AK-47s and our M60 machine gun were favorites during our US incursion into Vietnam. Today, police officers now do combat shooting against the world's most highly chosen weapon, a commie AK-47 assault rifle. If you were unaware, most "combat shooting" on our streets takes place at a distance of 3 to 10 feet.
I miss my own point here. It's not just a police officer's level of on-going stress from job related stressors, it's the idea that assault rifles exist on our streets. If we could somehow factor in stress related suicides to actual officer deaths by assault rifles, suicides would by far command statistical averages. Most, if not all, police officers must handle, cope with these on going stressful concerns.
Terrorists, drug cartels, and both Chinese and Russian Armies use AK-47s as their standard weapon. Let's not forget the Taliban terrorists and their various want-a-bees.
Now, at last count, Mexican drug lords had solid footholds in 250 United State's cities. Would it matter if I said some Taliban have "solid footholds in 250 United State's cities"? How much would it matter? It matters not to a cop (Constable on Patrol) facing down the barrel of an AK-47.
We don't know what possesses a healthy, young, competent police officer to commit suicide, besides so many undue stresses. In 1994 Smith was New York City's 11th police officer to commit suicide in that same year. So something's going on because things have only gone downhill for our nation's police officers. A suicide epidemic reached our "thin blue line." We can imagine many police officers give suicide a thought because there's something terrible among their ranks.
In 1994 our number of police suicides in New York City doubled.
Currently, we know that police officers face emotional and external environments with many ups and downs. Their hours alone create great stress. Every public contact carries some risk. There's no getting rid of bad thoughts and feelings because "complacency kills." Police officers don't go on patrol thinking, "I'm OK - You're OK." They think more like, "I'm OK - You're not OK." Anything less becomes suicidal, ironically. Their's is a totally differenty type of crime scene cleanup.
If you don't believe me, spend some time between Pico Union and 3rd Street in Los Angeles. Spend some time in Detroit with a warm, fuzzy feeling inside. As a police officer you won't last long.
Soon after becoming a police officer, many lose their peer group. Then they become close to other officers as a means of socializing. A "them against us" mentality develops as it must. After all, wearing a uniform signifies something different about a person. As a result, public contacts remain on an objective, professional level, at best. One does not gain emotionally through such interactions.
I will grant that police officers become police officers because they do care about helping others. It's not just a middle-class life-style made available to high-school graduates.
Then there's a hierarchy, which isn't always user friendly. Some police officers built body armor (emotionally speaking) early in life. They may be proficient and expert marksmen, but poor emotional leaders. This person alone causes stress for their subordinates. Subordinates do not think of their sergeant or lieutenant as someone to confide in. In fact, those of us familiar with government and corporate hierarchy's know something special. We know someone in the hierarchy must take a hit for another to move up a promotion ladder. Damage a career to advance a career. Career jousting goes way back.
Suicidal behaviors may be triggered by overwhelming situations or events. They need good feedback from peers and superiors. It doesn't come when they keep to themselves. Perhaps they become ostracized for poor judgment. Or perhaps they're perceived as being "too soft" or perhaps as "thumpers." Either way, they become "too" something and over compensate at times. They too reflect human frailties.
When we look to a police officer we see someone "in charge," judgmental, and a flack catcher when something goes wrong. Usually we find someone ready to help, ready to take charge, and ready to write down what went wrong. They are not all racist bigots.
As I've written before about suicide cleanup and white males, they carry extra social and cultural baggage we're not finding in other demographic groups. Stand back and take a serious, objective look.
When we add policing stresses, we can find suicide occurring in inordinate numbers from within their ranks. Robert Smitch cannot tell us why. Neither can thousands of other police officer suicide victims.
Today sociologists tell us our drug war does not work. They tell us that our drug war created self-serving institutions in our city, county, and federal governments. These organizations became self-perpetuating. Their mission became survival first. A successful drug war would mean an end to their existence. So we're not likely to see any success in our drug war any time soon.
If I must guess what a future of drug prohibition looks like, it looks like Mexico's drug gangs and cartels will continue to spread. Eventually police officers will dies as a result. Other police officers, like in Mexico and elsewhere, will go along to get along. We see the same thing on coroner and medical examiner cronyism: go along to get along.
Crime scene cleanup's future as suicide cleanup increases. Unfortunately crime scene cleanup for police officer suicides means the loss of a committed civil servant.
Police officer suicides rank near the bottom of my suicide cleanup job satisfaction inventory. I don't know how many I've cleaned after, more than 2, less than 5. That's a lot in 11 years, going on 12. Ironically, fortunately, none were in Orange County.
Now, with our economy in shambles, and no one in particular to blame, suicide behavior has increased. At least, my calls for suicide cleanup have increased. Then there's "suicide by police officer." Add this one to our stress factors. Policing becomes more difficult in these economic times.
We should expect more suicide across our United States as our economy plummets. More police officers must come in contact with suicide victims. More police officers also respond to domestic violence calls more often as jobs go down south and evaporate as obsolete. Think about it. Domestic calls rank as the top call for police officer deaths.
Forget Obama. Capital's crash started long ago, as anticipated. It simply did what it does best, defer an inevitability and pass on more suffering to labor, citizens. Now it reaches worldwide in a single step.
If we were to look for a president or two as expediters for today's growing economic crisis, Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton would fill these shoes.
Be that as it may, capitalism's ups and downs go way beyond presidential powers. Presidents set capital's tone when they have congressional help. Otherwise, capital does what it likes, grow and consolidate. Capital's police forces exist. Police forces to protect us from capital do not exist.
This time around looks like our crisis in 1970. One form of it was structured by our last one. Off-shoring, Reagan, Thatcher, neo-liberalism in general, led to capital's success worldwide. By 1985, capital's access to world labor settled its problems with labor. We should not forget Bill Clinton's role in NAFTA and capital's jump across the Rio Grande, then to Korea, Vietnam, and finally China. With the gloves off and deregulation, capital proved it rules as an empire on its own terms, and off-shore.
Remember, had George Bush captured our inadequate social security system for private capital accumulation, what did exist for labor would no longer exist for labor. Since 1970, real wages have fallen, including China's real wages. Chinese capital grew in American holdings as our United States funded our Iraq war. Bush kept our wars' price tags unseen, unfelt, and un-criticized; not a fair way to treat our next generation. Obama shows a similar lack of concern for America's next generation.
Chinese finance capital solved many problems for capital consumption in these United States. Since our American working and middle-classes lost real wages, credit fulfilled consumption needs and wishes.
Over the next 40 years fiance problems arose with diminished wages, while credit soothed lumpy roads in capital's movement from continent to continent, often remaining off-shore. So capitalism never solved its problems in total; it simply moved them around.
We know at least two fundamental truths about capital. It has limits to its growth. It also circumvents, transcends, barriers to its accumulation. Nothing works so well today than ephemeral movement of capital over our Internet.
Hundreds of millions of dollars secured and exposed over milliseconds place us all at risk.
However much capital transcends its barriers through gifted derivative tools and such, capital still relies on buying labor power. Production of commodities and selling commodities for a profit remains a truth of capitalism.
Barrier problems arise because finding financial innovations, like derivatives, and getting the right stuff to the right place sometimes exceeds finance engineers' brilliance. We know as early as 1980 on, American industry got screwed to benefit finance capital's labor cost barriers.
So instead of white collar crime scene cleanup we bailout rich financiers responsible for capital's wild meanderings across our planet.
It now appears capital's brilliant field goals between continents reached its limits. But do we have crime scene cleanup technicians outfitted to cleanup these worldwide, white collar criminals' deeds?
It's not all ugly. Leading hedge fund owners got 3 billion in 1 year. Too much went to the top. Too little reached bottom where buyers need goods, commodities. No one has a solution to our growing economic problems, but we do have ideas about what's going on.
It seems apparent to this writer that we need a department of white-collar crime scene cleanup. We also need a department for Sheriff-Coroner Department's crimes against citizens. This department ought to be called, "Crime scene cleanup for corrupt sheriffs."
Orange County suicide cleanup will soon host more on these topics, as will Orange County Crime Scene Cleanup.
So we don't have solutions, but we have an idea of the problem. We know our current media discussions feed us crap, absolute crap. Is it any wonder people have so few correct ideas about our economic crisis?
For now, I must run off. I'm behind on my public education work against cronyism, speaking of cartel threats to our cities, and such.
A note here about Los Angeles Crime Scene Cleanup. I intend to spend some time on this page in our near future. Los Angeles Suicide Cleanup will also receive more attention. It's important for me to fight white-collar crime in our Los Angeles County's coroner and administration offices.
I've talked about The Rico Act elsewhere, and I plan to make a source of information from this one law. I recall how it was used to bring down a pacifist organization during our Great President Reagan's years. Now I look back to its origins at Orange County Rico Act busting. It could be used to bring down our Cypress crime scene cleanup fraud perpetrators in the sheriff-coroner's department.
Usually we see Mob bosses targeted by this act to subdue criminal activity, but now it's used more widely. See the El Paso piece below for more on local government corruption and the RICO Act.
Anyway, Mob bosses profited from staying arms-length away from actually occurring crimes, like swindling. For the longest time they beyond legal authorities' powers to arrest.
Then, enter RICO, racketeering became a member of our federal government's criminal short list. Anyone with knowledge and partnership in criminal conduct fell under the Racketeering not only is the person who commits the crime but those that are in partnership with the criminal and have knowledge of the crime can be charged with Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act, Title 18, United States Code, Sections 1961-1968.
Crooks found guilty of racketeering, like some of our Orange County employees, can be fined up to $25,000 and/or sentenced to 20 years in prison per racketeering count. Plus, these crooks must forfeit their illegally taken wealth and any interest from their pattern of "racketeering activity."
I think that applying RICO to Orange County Government employees makes sense in a number of way, least of which is the mail and wire fraud statutes. These broadly interpreted states become most easily invoked by mail and wires schemes following true criminal behavior advanced by bribery, kickbacks, extortion, obstruction of justice, and clearly criminal schemes. For certain, those contacts with out-of-state families and co-conspirators will bring a RICO Act umbrella over the heads of many crime scene cleanup companies and civil servants.
Here's a recent example.
On August 31, 2010, El Paso, Texas Access Health Source was indicted for bribery and kickbacks to county and state employees. Eleven defendants from state and local offices were indicted on RICO charges. Apparently, for the moment, and much like our Orange County, California county employees, these Texas employees were helping a private company obtain lucrative contracts from government offices. Sound familiar?
Extortion under color of authority became one aspect of their fraudulent schemes and artifices. Using false claims to deprive citizens to the honest services of their elected local officials became a major charge. (return)
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Fraud in local government death administration rampant now.
Bloodborne pathogen legislation created a multi-million dollar biohazard cleaning industry. Fraud in coroners' departments became inevitable as a result.
Read about Orange County employees' violation of both state and federal Acts below.
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Homeowners Insurance companies motivate government employee crime scene cleanup corruption in Cypress. Homeowners insurance affords outlandish crime scene cleanup fees. Therefore, county employees gain by sending families to crime scene cleanup companies. Otherwise, not many county employees would find it worth their while to take the risk of exposure for a finders fee. At least this is my finding. Eddie Evans for Cypress's residents and businesses. Recent events show that insurance employees now take crime scene cleanup jobs when these slip through sheriff-coroner employees grasp.
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