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Chief Flynn blames culture for murders

Because it just couldn’t be bad policing –

“Maintaining one’s status and credibility and honor, if you will, within that peer community is literally a matter of life and death,” Milwaukee’s police chief, Edward A. Flynn, said. “And that’s coupled with a very harsh reality, which is the mental calculation of those who live in that strata that it is more dangerous to get caught without their gun than to get caught with their gun.”

Via Murder Rates Rising Sharply in Many U.S. Cities @ NYT.

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