Four shootings in 24 hours here in Charlotte, NC -- that we know about at this time. Several dead. Gang units are on the scene. It seems that Rodney Monroe's statements after the Memorial Day riots and murder explaining that our Bloods and Crips were good roommates here and got along just fine were possibly delusional? Or should we say overly-optimistic? Maybe it was a clownish attempt at PR to shut down the appearance of, well, the truth.
It's hard to be sure when the majority of local network media doesn't seem to hold up a strong light of accountability or do the research that would yield answers and action. That's what I hope you will all join in doing.
We deserve a better government, police department, justice system, and home life for ourselves and our neighbors. Our taxes are paying for this mess. Demand accountability and call for explanations when necessary. If you know now of stories that need to be researched and told, please write here. Help our good officers. Help yourselves.
The heat is on in Charlotte, and it's on Police Chief Rodney Monroe. As the spotlight heads his way again and he gets within range of a microphone, lets ask him how this has happened. Four more shooting victims...