How many of you know the names of the people involved in the incident in Ferguson? The park in Cleveland, Ohio? The pool party in McKinney, Texas
The NYPD officer stabbed in the head? The Revere officer knocked unconscious when he asked a speeding driver to slow down? The officer that committed suicide in his station?
It is my firm belief that more people can name the participants in the first paragraph than in the second. Kenneth Healey was attacked with a hatchet and is now fighting for benefits. Jeremiah Goodwin was able to return to work after being treated at a local hospital. Paul Buchanan committed suicide after failed attempts to find help for his PTSD and fear of losing his job. [Read more…]