From my email inbox comes this statement from the Madison Professional Police Officers Association and Dane County Deputy Sheriffs Association regarding the actions of Wisconsin Capitol Police (under the direction of Chief Dave Erwin) to infringe on the First Amendment rights of Wisconsinites in the Capitol. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Date: September 18, 2012 Contact: Brian [...]
Everyone – regardless of political beliefs – should be bothered by this…
But the police officers are not happy to have their own photographs taken.
Two Isthmus employees — web editor Kristian Knutsen and design artist David Michael Miller — were warned this week that they were “obstructing” police officers while taking pictures in the [...]
At a cost of $103,172 taxpayer dollars, Wisconsin Capitol Police Chief Dave “screw the First Amendment” Erwin has ordered the installation of panic buttons in the State Capitol. While no one has confirmed the number of panic buttons installed in the State Capitol, I’ve been told there could be as many as 400 panic switches [...]