Citizens to city council: Routine arrests ugly, hateful

print Indignant citizens and a city council member Tuesday urge a change of heart in the city police department, which over the past two weeks has created an uproar over routine law enforcement activities against women of color, dragged out of cars “by their extremities,” as one critic puts it. By David Tulis / 92.7 FM NoogaRadio Mayor Andy Berke come sin for special censure for lack of oversight. The police department is under his authority as head of the city’s executive branch, and city council has long been hands-off on its operation. Council member Demetrus Coonrod, who alone expresses … Continue reading Citizens to city council: Routine arrests ugly, hateful