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The lesson of Madison: Enough with the cop bashing already

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.

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What's happened to the Madison police chief's spine?

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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Why I was arrested in Milwaukee's central city

Published Dec. 28, 2014

As you may or may not know, Jabril Faraj has been traveling Milwaukee's neighborhoods for about seven months meeting people and sharing their personal stories via milwaukeestories.org. When he saw a posting on Facebook saying there would be a potential protest meeting there Saturday, Dec. 27, at 3 p.m., he dropped what he was doing, grabbed his camera and recorder, and got in his car.

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The life and times of a retail security agent

Published Dec. 1, 2014

I held one job in college, and it was probably the best one you could have: a loss prevention agent for a major retailer. I chased crack heads, tussled with gangsters and ruined many a prom night. Seriously. It's why I kept doing it as a part-time gig even after I started writing.

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Theft at MPD Headquarters

(October 11, 2010 - This is a satirical blog, first posted on October 5th,  that seems to have has taken a life all of its own over the last few days. It was not written to embarrass any particular member of the police department. Nor was it meant to show any disrespect to any...

Help My Childs Missing - What Do I Do

One of your greatest fears is that your child might get lost, or worse, be abducted. If this were to occur your prompt response to this incident is critical. You must be prepared to react. You must have recent photographs, know what your child wears each day, and have concrete means for tracking ...

The 40 of 40: Day 30 - A Rant

OK, one of the things that comes with age (I guess) is an intolerance for stupidity.  Remember your parents talking about that loud rock n roll music, or kids playing on their lawn.  That was never going to be me... alas...So, this morning, TV news went crazy when a police officer was s...

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