The war on police — denied by Black Lives Matter (BLM) and other anti-police groups and individuals — continues to claim lives. Sometimes — as in Dallas and Baton Rouge — those deaths come in groups. More often, they happen one fallen officer at a time. On Tuesday, Kansas City, Kansas, Police Captain Robert Melton joined the ranks of those officers who have reached their final EOW (End of Watch).
For the fourth time in as many cases, Baltimore prosecutors have failed to get a conviction in the Freddie Gray case. In a verdict announced Monday morning, Circuit Judge Barry Williams acquitted Lt. Brian Rice of all charges in the death of Gray, who died in police custody in April 2015.
Anti-gun police union leader demands the end of open carry in Ohio, and is appropriately rebuffed by governor John Kasich.