07/26/2016, 01:39 PM

From time to time, I have yielded my blog to have someone from the Department weigh in on a topical issue or upcoming event.  This week's offering comes as a result of a recent Common Council meeting in which alders heard from constituents on a symbolic petition drive drafted in support of the MPD.  This resolution resulted in hours of testimony and certainly reflect the fact that courageous conversations are critically important to a better understanding of one another's struggles an ...

07/08/2016, 03:28 PM

This was a hard week for everyone.  Nationwide coverage of visually graphic officer-involved shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota.  The tragedy of seeing events unfolding in Dallas where twelve officers are shot; five dead and at least three are in critical condition.   It seems as though we are all witnesses to events and stories on a daily basis that describe deteriorating relationships and heightened tensions between citizens and cops.  I attended a neighbo ...

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