I served over 20 years as the chief of police in Madison (WI), four years as chief of the Burnsville (MN) Police Department, and before that as a police officer in Edina (MN) and the City of Minneapolis. I hold graduate degrees from the University of Minnesota and Edgewood College in Madison. I have written many articles over my years as a police leader. After retiring from the police department, I answered a call to ministry, attended seminary, and was ordained as a priest in the Episcopal Church. After 25 years leading two Episcopal Churches in Portage and North Lake, Wisconsin, I now serve as Associate Pastor in a growing, dynamic, and Spirit-filled Lutheran congregation in nearby Mazomanie.
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Is it true that one of the l;largest and earliest slave owners was a black man? Not denying white guilt. Poverty has a lot to do with the disproportionate incarceration rate. 50% of murders caused by black men who make up 12% of the population. Where are the leaders, black or white incouraging, blacks to study, stay in school, shy away from a majority of rap music. Rap lyrics, where I to tell a kid you are worthless, black as in black rap culture, your worthless, never amt to much, ( you are living the life of gangs and drugs( you treat women as less than etc and I tell them over and over this is all they have with a enchanting beat, should I expect a majority to be in bed by ten?