Is it poor reporting or is it poor policing?
Letter to the Editor
Last updated 3/11/2021 at 12:35pm
On Friday, March 5, my friend texted me and asked what I thought of the picture on the front page of this week’s (March 4) Free Press. I had not gotten the paper yet, so had to wait to respond.
Cheney cops standing around while an obviously handcuffed black man lay on the ground met my eyes. Surely, the headline would clear up the mystery as to why this man was laying on the ground. But the sterile headline read: “Crash damages building, vehicles.” A poor headline that does not give any idea of how combative the man must have become to warrant ending up on the ground.
But I should wai...