To read more about the Professor Harvey Gates Incident try Bob Salsburg’s article, “Black officer at Gates home during arrest said scholar acted strange, supports arrest” at Minneapolis Tribune. If you missed the Metro Gang Strike Force sad fiasco, check out John Tevlin’s biting but patriotic article, “Arrogant gang of a different color should be kept away” at Minneapolis Tribune . Massachusetts residents were also exposed to two different prominent criticisms of law enforcement over a similar time period. The first being the previously mentioned Professor Harvey Gates incident. The Second being Federal Judge William Young’s criticism of the FBI in the Bulger-Flemmi murder case. “US District Judge William G. Young said today during closing arguments in the non-jury trial that "I'm prepared to find there's a massive and widespread coverup going on here.'' It is “alleged that the FBI did nothing to stop the murders of Louis Litif, a bartender and bookmaker; Deborah Hussey, the daughter of a woman who was in a long-time relationship with convicted gangster Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi; and Debra Davis, Flemmi's one-time girlfriend.” [Source Brian Ballou, Boston Globe]On the Professor Harvey Gates issue, I want to step in to defend law enforcement. On the matters of the Metro Gang Strike Force and the FBI’s mishandling of the Bulger-Flimmi murder case, I want to take law enforcement to task. All you officers listening, regardless of color, let me tell you what you already know – “It would be far more easy to defend you on the Gates matter, without the Strike Force and Bulger-Flemmi Issues compromising my and the Nation’s perception of your overall reputation”. Which brings us to….Syllabus - Can We Have A Frank Discussion of the Issues Here?
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