Tag Archives: Amadou Diallo

Police and the ‘canary in the coal mine’

(12/21) Let it be clear from the outset that my sympathy this morning lies with the families of Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, the two NYPD police officers killed execution style in Bedford Stuyvesant yesterday. One was a newlywed, the other was a husband and father. Nobody needs or wants this. The killer has saddled two […]

Trayvon Martin Joins my bucket

And so it comes out tonight that George Zimmerman will walk on all charges related to the killing of young Trayvon Martin. Points I’d like to make here: In a country that cared about justice, the Sanford Police Department would have been in the docks with Zimmerman. It was their rank incompetence that let this […]