In a tragic incident involving a Hispanic male and the Pasco police, there is a consistent call for calm and allowing the investigative process to proceed by Hispanic community leaders.
I did not read about chants of "Burn this city down!" as people in Ferguson called for in the aftermath of that incident. In Ferguson, you had a young man involved in a strong-arm robbery and upon contact with a police officer, assaulted him. This assault was an attempt to take the firearm from the police officer while he was sitting in his patrol car.
Upon receiving all witness accounts, there was a consensus that the victim was not shot while he had his hands in the air. And yet many influential minority leaders asked not for calm, and fact finding, but inflamed some members of the community. These comments resulted in encouraging violent behavior with many days of burning and looting many small businesses.
In Pasco, by appearance of information presented, there appears to be far less justification for lethal force. And yet, the Hispanic community leaders and family members ask for calm and peaceful demonstrations.
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Maybe some of those involved in fueling violence in Ferguson could watch and learn from civic leaders in Pasco, that it is not necessary to burn and loot your community businesses to make your voices heard. That it is important to have all of the facts presented and trust the justice system we have in place that protects all of us.