Tag Archives: police shootings

The Decision to Murder Jordan Edwards

  As the car carrying then-alive teenager Jordan Edwards departed a house party where everyone in the vehicle collectively felt was no longer safe to remain, Balch Springs, Texas police officer Roy Oliver’s calculations went from zero to I-need-to-kill-somebody within sub-seconds. … Continue reading

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LAQUAN MCDONALD’S DEATH SAYS CHICAGO IS RUN BY MANY ‘BAD APPLES’

Two themes have converged to make Laquan McDonald’s apparent murder by Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke a cloudy discussion — race and relegating Van Dyke’s behavior to the act of one “bad apple” out of a crop of good … Continue reading

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DISRESPECTING THEIR OWN TO SHOW DISRESPECT IS HATRED

It happened again. NYPD officers—during the funeral of slain cop Rafael Ramos turned their backs on NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio when he addressed parishioners. The same cops who want anti-police protesters to mute the demonstrations out of respect and mourning … Continue reading

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