Captain Robert Powers, Who Went Viral After Hamburger Comments, Was The Defendant In A Civil Rights Lawsuit And Was Then Promoted

Powers allegedly encouraged police academy students to racially profile “ethnically altered vehicles all day long.” By Will Meyer Northampton Police Captain Robert Powers went viral over the past week after shouting “one bad hamburger at McDonald’s does not make McDonald’s bad” into a megaphone to a crowd of protestors. The comment has garnered national attention … Continue reading Captain Robert Powers, Who Went Viral After Hamburger Comments, Was The Defendant In A Civil Rights Lawsuit And Was Then Promoted

Mayor Narkewicz proposes a 0.28% cut to the police budget, critics say it doesn’t go far enough

  By Will Meyer During the 2017 surveillance camera debate, Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz pulled a maneuver that would make it seem like he was banning police surveillance cameras from Northampton. Upon closer inspection, however, it was revealed that the Mayor’s slick counter proposal he would create a carve-out that would hypothetically allow police surveillance … Continue reading Mayor Narkewicz proposes a 0.28% cut to the police budget, critics say it doesn’t go far enough