Opinion

LETTER: Rallying cry?

(Letter sent by Chief John Teague to the Keizer mayor and city councilors. Published with permission.)

Mayor,

The first of the ancient cardinal virtues was prudence, practical wisdom. You exhibited prudence last night in your hesitancy to publicly read John Morgan’s letter. His allegation that Keizer’s police officers once rallied around a racial slur, exciting themselves to beat people, shocked your conscience. I will say this up front: at best, John . . .

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