Dead Dogs

I am reminded in the wake of recent legal events… Michael Vick went to prison for killing dogs. No indictment for the police officer that used a lethal tactic, one that had been officially stopped 20 years ago by the NYPD, which resulted in Eric Garner’s death.  An unauthorized lethal tactic in a non life threatening…

Dead Dogs was originally published on It Matters

Grand Jury Verdict “No True Bill” | part one – updated

No indictment for Ferguson Missouri officer Wilson.  The officer will not go to trial. This is an important event for many, if not the nation: whether Officer Wilson should have been charged in the death of Michael Brown.  I will risk posting my opinion…no. Now I have heard from lawyers about the irregularities of the grand jury…

Grand Jury Verdict “No True Bill” | part one – updated was originally published on It Matters

Ferguson Missouri 2014 mapping tragedy

Bloomberg Businessweek What does a map have to do with a riot? Everything, in the case of Ferguson, Mo., where a police officer shot dead a black teenager, some residents looted and rioted, and police responded with tear gas and rubber bullets. See video to understand St. Louis and Ferguson from a more tangible perspective:  http://www.bloomberg.com/video/st-louis-urban-decay-ferguson-protests-89prJxAyT~GcxIusttJicA.html…

Ferguson Missouri 2014 mapping tragedy was originally published on It Matters