Baltimore After Freddie Gray: MORE Murders, Fewer Cops
BY STEPHEN KRUISER
JULY 6, 2016
[quote]Already beset by a public outcry over the high-profile death of a black man in police custody and a rising murder rate, Baltimore’s police department is facing another headache: it’s shrinking fast.
The reasons for the fall are unclear, but it comes at a difficult time when the number of murders and other violent crimes have risen sharply in Baltimore and many other U.S. cities.
The reasons for the fall are unclear?!?!?!?
… Why anyone would want to go into a profession where he or she could be killed every day at a time when progressive activists and the media are consistently trying to ramp up anger against said profession is beyond me.[/quote]
(Emphasis in the original) I’ve been saying this for decades! Why in Hades would anyone want to work in a job and location where the “rewards” for a job well done range from public reviling to malicious false prosecution?!!!