It’s time to stop blaming Republicans for things that are entirely in the control of “liberal” and “progressive” Democratic politicians.
I just listened to the sixth episode of Serial and I’m going to be a little judgy here. If your municipality is so broke that people are driving on the sidewalks to avoid potholes in the street, so broke that you can’t imagine ever paying a realistic tort judgment against your police force, and so […]
Update: I went to the “Bias-Free Policing Town Hall” that was put on by the Community Policing Commission (CPC) last night. One bit of information makes this all make so much more sense: The draft policy was written by police brass. I’m going to go out on a very short limb and say the police department is deliberately […]
This article recently ran on cleveland.com: “Death of 17-year-old boy in Akron police custody ruled suicide, medical examiner says.” The writer here has a masters degree from the Columbia University School of Journalism. A good reporter would have done more than transcribing the police press release. To wit: “Leeser declined to discuss the department’s polices […]
A friend posted this link on Facebook recently: Before You Applaud Termination Of Officer, Here’s The One Thing You Missed. Here’s what I think about it after spending some time reading it carefully. Maybe I overthink. Maybe I ask a lot of questions. Maybe I see a lot of complexity in things. But that doesn’t […]
I’m not particularly sold on Matthew Barge and his company as the Monitor for the Cleveland consent decree on police use of force but here are a few things about the process. This selection is being done in the first place because it’s a requirement of the consent decree. It’s not like Cleveland went ahead and […]
Regarding the question of how and why Michael Brown was shot down by a police officer this August in Ferguson, Missouri: It doesn’t add up the way police say it adds up: Michael Brown could not have been only 35 feet away from the officer who shot him. It had to be more like 148 feet. […]