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Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
Media put police at risk
Media put police at risk

In light of the execution of New York City Police Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos by a gunman with a Baltimore connection, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake might want to reconsider her response to Commissioner Anthony Batts' statement following the recent shooting of Officer Andrew Groman ("Mayor says some officers may feel anxiety about not being 'next Darren Wilson,'" Dec. 17). Her statement was typical of the lack of honesty in public discourse where race is a concern. Perhaps the nuance of Mr. Batts' statement is lost on her because she has never put her life on the line for the protection of someone else. What escapes her is that this officer was shot...