The public shouldn’t need context to trust police are not members of terroristic militias.

There is a political axiom – “if you’re explaining, you’re losing.” It’s attributed to Ronald Reagan and gets at issues of public trust. Bend Police Department Corporal Joshua Spano was photographed on Saturday wearing a non-regulation patch on his duty uniform reading “MOLON LABE.” Come Monday, Bend PD will likely be explaining. Or trying to. […]