As Alex mentioned this afternoon, Mayor Sam Adams was none too happy about the state arbitrator's ruling that Officer Ron Frashour should be allowed return to work after he was fired for shooting a surrendering Aaron Campbell in the back. In fact, Adams was upset enough to make the following video.
While Adams is certain to be miffed over the abrupt reversal of his and Chief Mike Reese's decision, this video is not only a shot across the bow of the police union—it's also an obvious step to ward off a potential powder keg that could very well be brewing within the black community. After all, remember this? And this?
Get the best of the Mercury each week in your inbox!