Assaults agains sports officials have become more and more prevalent in today's world. Sports officials are not perfect we all make mistakes but resorting to physically assaulting an official is not only not acceptable, it's criminal. We encourage all of our members to be cognizant of your surroundings and environment at all times when officiating sporting events. If anyone is ever assaulted we recommend taking the necessary legal actions to ensure this does not happen again and those responsible are held accountable. TruBlu Umpires recommends contacting your state representatives in support of any legislation that makes assaulting a sports official a felony offense. CLICK ON IMAGE TO READ STORY
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All people are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.