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Have they really missed the point? First, it was Police Commissioner Anthony Batts who wondered if there would be protest marches following the alleged shooting of police officer Andrew Groman by a black man, Donte Jones, here in Baltimore. Then there was the letter from a reader complaining about the same thing ("Protesters won't march for city officer who was shot," Dec. 16).

Fellows, let me help you. The marches in protest over the killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner were not held simply because they were killed — and thankfully, Officer Groman was not — they were held because those responsible for those deaths, police officers in both cases, were not held to account. It was determined that the issues were so clear in both cases that no trial to determine the facts was needed.

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Where is Donte Jones? He is in jail, held without bail, awaiting trial. There is no protest march necessary. In this case, unlike the others, justice is being served.

Sig Seidenman, Owings Mills

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