maron

maron

The Police Commissioner in the City of Philadelphia must be above reproach. She is not. As such, she is not qualified for the position.









maron

Thanks for the article, Mr. Mitchell. Philly's poverty rates are, among other things, shameful and, unfortunately, a sign of these times. I just moved back to Philly, after being away almost 40 years, and I see the wealth disparity everywhere, perhaps most pronounced by the scene, at the …

maron

Hmmm. No discussion of the consequences of such a huge shift in resources. No matter how folks seek to square this circle, less funding means pain somewhere down the line. You know that's the case...



maron

"...social media postings has [sic]'seriously compromised' the community’s trust in the department, the city’s top cop says." In response, the City wants to institute anti-bias training. Our acting police commissioner calls it a "good first start." I call it inadequate even for a first st…

maron

This story, obviously, needs a lot more investigation, but, in the meantime, I'm wondering why the alleged offender was shot 5 times and killed...for menacing the police with a box cutter. Don't the police have other tools at their disposal to disarm a person in this situation? I'm lookin…