This is flat out fucked up. I understand there is a lot of hostility in the community around the actions of Wauwatosa Police Officer Joseph Mensah. But there is absolutely no reason to physically assault him and there is never a good reason to attack his or anyone’s home with a fire arm.

For those who don’t know the back story…Officer Mensah shot and killed 17 year old Alvin Cole in February of this year. Officer Mensah is suspended with pay and the shooting is being investigated.

Wauwatosa police say Officer Joseph Mensah was physically assaulted outside his home Saturday night and a single shotgun round was fired into the home after a group of 50 to 60 people gathered there to protest the officer who has fatally shot three people over five years.

It’s time to let the system to work. It’s time to watch and hold officials accountable for their actions and the actions they take or don’t take against Officer Mensah.

But attacking the man and his home is wholly unacceptable. Totally unacceptable.

Two last notes:

I am all for peaceful protests, even against me, but this was anything but peaceful,” Mensah wrote.

emphasis mine
Wauwatosa Police Officer Joseph Mensah
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2 Responses to Officer Mensah Assaulted and Gun Shot Into His Home

  1. Edward Susterich says:

    How is the cause of BLM advanced by the “protesters” in Wauwatosa, the looters in Chicago, and the violence in
    Portland?

    Leaders and supporters of BLM need to focus on accomplishing progress in this long overdue worthy
    cause– but without violence.

    Domestic terrorism empowers bigotry and support for Trump.

  2. Ray Grosch says:

    “There are different versions on who caused what to whom but violence, gunshots were fired.” If the police report is simply accepting Mensah’s testimony many people like me may not accept it. There must have been many other witnesses and we need to hear if those witness agree with the police report. State Representative David Bowen says the police account of what happened is misleading. The news media should be checking for corroborating evidence.

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