Nation: Supporting Your Local Police

It is a commonplace among policemen these days to complain that the public is too indifferent about the recent wave of officers killed by snipers and ambushers. Cleveland's men in blue found out otherwise last week. After the unprovoked killing of Patrolman Joseph Tracz, the Cleveland chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police took a full-page ad in the local papers. Next to a large police badge pierced by a bullet, the copy said: "In our minds there is one whale of a difference between being injured or killed while enforcing the law and...

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