Bad trees, not just bad apples

In cases of police brutality, it is often commented that these police officers who abuse their power and exert force unwarranted, unmatched and unprovoked are a few bad apples.  We are told that these are isolated incidents and not the norm.  It is repeated that the majority of police officers are here “to serve and protect.”  […]

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Alex Landau: A Story of Police Brutality

So, it’s not a bedtime story and it’s not a new story, which causes me to believe that somewhere and for some people it is true.  I don’t think that you should tuck yourselves in with it and it certainly doesn’t warrant that warm glass a milk.  Frankly, I never really understood this request. Still, […]

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Examining the Depraved Heart

Clearly, I am still thinking about the death of Freddie Gray and Officer Goodson, one of six officers charged with crimes that led to his untimely death.  Officer Goodson has been charged with second degree depraved heart murder.  Thanks to a twenty- four- hour news cycle and countless crime shows, I am too familiar with […]

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