Body cameras for police continue to be controversial, but we’d like to once again express support for local law enforcement agencies to use them. Local agencies should budget for them in the coming year.
We expect that body cameras would reinforce the public’s confidence in the police. As Pleasant Prairie Police Chief David Smetana said earlier this summer, he thinks the cameras will “confirm that we are doing things the right way, for the right reason and at the right times.”
It is long past time for the Kenosha Unified School District to name something for the Rev. Olen Arrington Jr.
Arrington, who died in 2010, was a religious and educational leader, the first black member of the Kenosha Unified School Board and the founder of Kindness Week, Kenosha’s unique tribute to the legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.
The Kenosha County Fair is underway and continues through Sunday (Aug. 21) at the Kenosha County Fairgrounds, 30820 111th St., Wilmot. Here’s an extended capsule look at the rest of the fair:
$9 adults ($5 ages 8-11)