Archive for March 22nd, 2010

Phun With Numbers: Po-Po Edition

On Saturday, Minneapolis’ notoriously leftist, populist newspaper the Star Tribune ran an article about newly-reappointed Minneapolis Police Chief Tim Dolan, who, OMG, “only” disciplined officers under his command in connection with four of the twenty-four “sustained” complaints received by the city’s “Civilian Review Authority”, or CRA.

This is not exactly news, and certainly not hard-hitting investigative journalism; rather, it’s a rehash of stories that have been circulating in local alternative media circles for almost two months now, and it pretty just much re-hashes what the bloggers and activists on that side of the river have been parroting.

I suspect the reality of the situation is a bit different than how it’s being presented, however.
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