Letters to the Editor

Tennant letter: Law enforcement

Law enforcement is becoming a major issue in our country, an even bigger issue than it was years ago. As of Sept. 19, 2016, nonaggressor deaths caused by police stretch into the thousands. Over 1,000 people, in nine months and 19 days, most of them being nonviolent. Overseas in Norway, they’re not having this problem. In 14 years, Norwegian police have only killed two people, both being aggressive individuals threatening the lives of responding officers. There is a large difference between America and the rest of the world, and unfortunately our country is renowned for police brutality and the aggressive government. Instead of wondering how to stop these occurrences, focus on how to learn from other countries, because if it works, why not utilize the opportunity to learn and succeed?

Ryan Tennant, Eagle

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