Results tagged with 'Shootings'
Published May 13, 2015
To argue against the cop in the Tony Robinson shooting - unless you think DA Ismael Ozanne just made everything up - one must argue that cops don't have a right to protect themselves or other members of society from imminent attack. Ever.
Published May 7, 2015
In 1962 John F. Kennedy created National Police Week. Given the events of the last year or so there is a cloud over police forces nationwide. It's created an additional level of stress for officers who already have one of the most stressful jobs in the country.
Published April 22, 2015
According to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service report, a new initiative called "Safe Zones" is aiming to help more young people in the central city "find a new direction." The initiative will take place in four of Milwaukee's most economically challenged neighborhoods, providing community members with violence intervention, workforce development, and education- and health-related services.
Published April 9, 2015
Just one string of shootings last weekend raises a whole bunch of questions about what's happening in the black community in Milwaukee. It also raises questions about what the rest of the city thinks about the violence.
Published March 9, 2015
The Madison police chief's spine seems to be liquefying overnight. He's quickly heading toward jellyfish territory. In January, the chief had written a blog post extraordinaire, in which he ardently defended police officers from rushes to judgment. But now, he's apologizing. And asking for forgiveness. It appears it's easier to defend your cops when the protests aren't in your own backyard.
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The devastating events in Isla Vista, CA has left people reeling with horror. Unfortunately this type of mental illness is prevalent in these tragic times. With each breaking news story, are we becoming desensitized to violence? I studied news writing in college. I understand the 'if it...
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