All of this has created a feeling of helplessness that I hear routinely expressed by our sheriff’s deputies and other law enforcement officers. But “progressives” in Sacramento refuse to acknowledge that their policies make police work both harder and more dangerous.
"I'm a quiet leader in our city. I said there were some things I was going to do, I was going to take the temperature down in city politics," Maryott said. "Most people don't associate with me this big thing or that bad thing or anything else because I've been a quiet leader in the city, an effective leader. And that's what I want to do in Washington."
As we remember the innocent lives lost that day, let us also remember the bravery of so many men and women who stood strong in the face of evil. From the early hours of that Tuesday morning through the months and years proceeding it, multitudes of courageous individuals heeded the calls for justice and unity.