In the wake of the Ferguson riots, a video of a police chief talking about police shootings and real community threats is going viral.
Earlier this month, Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn gave a passionate, eloquent response to aggressive protestors who showed up at a Fire and Police Commission meeting.
In October, a Milwaukee police officer shot and killed a homeless mentally ill man. Officer Christopher Manney approached Dontre Hamilton, a non-violent schizophrenic, and allegedly violated protocols that escalated the confrontation. In the end, Manney ended up shooting Hamilton 14 times.
And while Flynn admitted that public concern was “not unjustified,” protestors showed up at the meeting to verbally attack the department.
"Flynn responded by firing Manney, taking flak from the police union in the process," the Inquisitr reported. “When police protesters showed up to verbally attack him and other members of the police at the meeting, Flynn was having none of it. He shoutedRead More »from Police chief's rant against 'cynical' protesters finds new life after Ferguson verdict