It's fairly easy to understand why there is a mad rush to put body cameras on every police officer who hits the streets in America, including Milwaukee.There have been several incidents around the country, primarily black victims and white cops, that have in large part been responsible for increased cries for police oversight.
District Attorney John Chisholm could've taken the easy way out and filed charges in the Dontre Hamilton shooting. Instead, he looked at the evidence and made his call, which was an example of a profile in courage.
The year past was full of events and stories that make it a memorable year. But it's the people who hold the ultimate fascination. Here's a list of the 14 most fascinating and interesting people who crossed my path during 2014.
I have a lengthy history as a journalist, and I know a campaign when I see one. It's true of the crazy birther movement. It's true of the MSNBC relentless assault on Mitt Romney's taxes. It's true of Rush Limbaugh and his acolytes in their campaign against women's rights. The Journal Sentinel coverage of the Milwaukee Police Department has that same kind of odor to me.
October 17th, 2012 – Milwaukee, WI “The best revenge is massive success.” That’s one of my very favorite quotes of all time, and it comes from Frank Sinatra. If there was ever anyone who got his revenge, it was him. Who else is even close when it comes to s...