Berke boldly keeps status quo in policing, rejects query on reform

print Mayor Andy Berke is holding course in his control of policing at Chattanooga, rejecting questions at the debate Friday about reform, using his limited time in a UTC forum to describe his police agency’s use of improved surveillance technology and focused suppression against young men in gangs. By David Tulis / Noogaradio 1240 AM 101.1 FM A reporter asked Mr. Berke afterward about the Javario Eagle killing case and “statutorily permitted extra-judicial” slayings of citizens by officers. “I’m not going to talk about that,” Mr. Berke said. “I think I spoke up there about what we’re doing and the world … Continue reading Berke boldly keeps status quo in policing, rejects query on reform