Kids these days!
Disturbance – 1:54 p.m. Officers responded to an incident on school grounds at La Follette High School where it was reported that three male subjects (17-year-old AAM, 16-year-old AAM and 15-year-old AAM) surrounded a victim (14-year-old WM), rummaged through his pockets but did not obtain anything. Two of the suspects (16-year-old and 15-year-old) were cited for disorderly conduct by the School Resource Officer (SRO). Investigation continuing.
7:11 p.m. Officers responded to the 8300 block of Old Sauk Rd for a suspicious person checking car doors. Officers made contact with a juvenile/suspect (15-year-old WM) who lied about his identity. The juvenile was arrested for obstructing and an outstanding capias (warrant). The juvenile was conveyed to the Juvenile Reception Center. Investigation continuing.
Who want to be a Madison cop, any more?
Applications to serve as a Madison police officer have plummeted steadily — from 888 applications just four years ago to only 497 this year. Meantime, resignations and retirements have gone up nearly three-fold.
Madison police union president Dan Frei points to a number of reasons police work is a less-appealing career choice, including news media too quick to put police in a bad light, politicians who make “political hay” by painting themselves as police reformers, and comparatively low pay. — More at “Scapegoating the cops,” WI State Journal.
“Hate corrupts the container it is carried in.” Former U.S. Sen. Al Simpson at funeral of former President G.H.W. Bush.
“Preach Christ. Use words if you have to.” — the former President, as recalled by Pastor Levenson.
The wonderful world of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Tag Archives: Paul Fanlund
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