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Questioning mayor's catalog of hate incidents
Re: "City creates system to catalog actions motivated by hate," July 15:
When a formal complaint is lodged against someone in our police department, by law the name of the accuser and the person or persons being accused are not revealed while the case is under investigation.
Also, people accusing the other must swear to their testimony in the filing, subject to penalties for perjury under the law.
To be clear, no one wants to discourage reporting hate crimes or discrimination, but it needs to be done within the police department. To allow the...