Today, I am thinking out loud. On my mind all week have been a lot of thoughts about the “Code of Silence” – that unspoken CODE that is part of police departments throughout the world. Yes, the world. I cannot tell you how many televisions shows – GOOD television shows on the BBC and USA stations ( hardly the world) that I have watched in which people see (cops and bystanders) what happened and don’t tell. Reasons differ but most of all, the common denominator seems to be “fear of reprisal”. Maybe I shouldn’t try to speak for “the world”.
This is not new news for me. In fact, when I was a little girl, I saw things with my own eyes and was either instructed, threatened, or afraid to say anything.
My earliest memory was in the dining room when we were living in the house on Cleveland Road…
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