As the dust cleared, it was obvious to me as an imbedded journalist on the scene that something had gone horribly wrong. Two local policemen had tasered an obviously distraught female who was simply trying to get to the sight of her friend's car accident.
This reporter noted that the police on scene were extrememly agitated and had in fact unholstered their service weapons. From my vantage point, I noticed that all pertinent evidence had been hastily removed from the scene before the district crime scene investigors arrived.
One finds one in a quandry when one witnesses such abject disregard for civil rights in a township of only 120,000 folks.
It strikes me that we have forgotten the principles of human decency in situations of emergent nature. It also strikes me that the loss of the basic civil rights upon which we have based our society has gone far too unnoticed.
Next stop, D.C.