La Crosse sheriff defends police work
Seems very few people were surprised this week, when Kenosha County did not bring charges against police who shot and paralyzed Jacob Blake last summer.
That incident and the Minneapolis death of George Floyd while in police custody have led members of the public to argue that police can’t be trusted to police themselves.
But the sheriff of La Crosse County, Jeff Wolf, says law officers do try to help the community, through activities aimed at building public trust.
Wolf : “The things we’ve started, the Halloween candy giveaway, and the Juneteenth event, and the day at the lake.”
“Thirty years ago, we did one thing to build community relationships,” said Wolf, “and that was direct traffic at the county fair.”
The sheriff says his department