Milwaukee Shooting, Rioting: Why Are the Police Always Blamed?
Aug 14, 2016 C. Mitchell Shaw
Following a fatal police shooting of an armed black suspect Saturday afternoon, Milwaukee erupted into the requisite rioting and looting that has become the hallmark of lawlessness so common in the inner cities of America. As of this writing, at least six businesses including banks and gas stations have been burned, at least four police officers have been injured, and an unknown number of civilians — mostly white — have been attacked by mobs.
The violence and destruction only came under control when Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke called in the national guard. After speaking with Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Wisconsin National Guard Major General Donald Dunbar, Clarke made the decision to put the Guard on standby, saying, “We cannot allow for a repeat of what happened last night. I am going to utilize…
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