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RasmusSJorgensen commented on Police review calls for change

To be clear, the report is publicly available. You can read it here: https://elkhartpolice.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Elkhart_PD_PERF_Report.pdf

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RasmusSJorgensen commented on Beardsley Avenue road closure

That is a good point, thank you. I've added a map with the detour instead.

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It's not for me to say what punishment officers or anybody else should receive for missteps. I'm not sure if you are arguing that I should not have written this story. If so, I'll say this: It's pretty rare that officers receive unpaid suspensions, and we actually tend to report when offi…

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RasmusSJorgensen commented on The meaning of a mural

I should have said outdoor mural. Thank you for pointing out that error.

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This did go to the Police Merit Commission, but they have no power on "minor" incidents, which this qualifies as. It simply went before the commission as a communication from the Police Department.

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RasmusSJorgensen commented on Patrick Industries names new CEO

Hi Carol. This is terrible! I don't know how it could have happened, but I would like to help solve it. My number is 574-318-6357. Please give me a call.

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RasmusSJorgensen commented on Winners, losers react to Elkhart election

I am so glad that you pointed this out so quickly. Thank you. I'm sorry that I got it mixed up.

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RasmusSJorgensen commented on New airport ramp needs $565,000 repair

The job was done by the city.

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It is my understanding that this is not the same property. What I have been told is that Feed the Children purchased a different part of the Bayer campus. It is also my impression that Feed the Children bought their property from Bayer, not from the city (but all of this is before my time…

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RasmusSJorgensen commented on Talk probes race, relations with police

He was the only one.