“As a community grieves and a family has few words, Wisconsin investigators say the 911 call that preceded the police shooting of a knife-wielding Native American teen was made by the teen himself.
Those of you who follow this blog know my thinking on these all-too-frequent police events. I have stressed the importance of police finding ways other than using deadly force to contain a person threatening with a sharp or blunt instrument. These are approximately 30% of the approximately 1,000 persons whose lives are taken by police officers each year.
You can hear what I have to say on this week’s interview with me concerning the use of deadly force in these instances.
To check out my interview go to Madison’s WORT Radio’s archive and click on “A Public Affair” for Monday, January 21.