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: Scott Walker
Here there be dragons! After last week’s election, our liberal-progressive-socialist acquaintances are pouting. They finally unseated that Republican golem, Scott Walker, but still lost the state legislature to Republicans. Got to be cheating! What else would explain the imbalance except … Continue reading
Scott Walker could have learned from Frank Costanza No ‘Let’s rumble!’ We’ve strapped on the plastic apron, we’re working the bone saw here at the Policy Werkes to figger out Wha’ Happened? We know Republicans under-performed. (See Part #1) But why? … Continue reading
Republicans turned off or Democrats turned on? Let the post-mortems proceed! Get our elbows deep into the bloody cadaver! Donald Trump talks about pulling Ron DeSantis for governor and Rick Scott for senate across the line in Florida and he … Continue reading
Tuesday night on MSNBC, will Rachel Maddow (pick one): 1) Cry? 2) Gloat? 3) Take up strong drink? TONIGHT! Show the flag of common sense at a public safety meeting sponsored by Madison Ald. Paul Skidmore 6 p.m. today, Monday, November … Continue reading
Who is the education governor? Democrats are rolling out the big guns to take down Scott Walker. Bernie Sanders visited; Joe Biden is coming. (Hillary Clinton is still uploading her secret server Garmin.) Former President Barack Obama came to Milwaukee … Continue reading
“You’re really doing a good job, Scott.” Tommy Thompson is out on the hustings (whatever those are) campaigning in a red sweater for Scott Walker’s re-election as governor for, really, the first time in four elections (including the recall). What … Continue reading