“It is very difficult in a free society like we live in to be prepared for everything and to be able to intercept everything”
Ben Parker of WBZ in Boston joins us to give his reaction to yesterday’s bombings at the Boston Marathon.
“As a result of the explosions in Boston, we have increased our vigilance and public safety patrol presence at Metro Transit”
Dotson is back in St. Louis this morning after a trip to Washington D.C. yesterday to confer with Vice President Biden and to lobby senators.
“Unless you’re engaged in a lifestyle that’s going to put you at risk, you’re not going to be the victim of violent crime going to a baseball game.”
The stabbing, coupled with a fatal shooting a day later, left St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson defensive about his department’s ability to prevent such crimes.
Chief Sam Dotson said Monday that with all of the basketball fans in town over the weekend he has been beefing up patrols.
St. Louis police chief reacts on Twitter, advising against drinking and gun-carrying.
“As we look around and as we send officers out into the streets… it has to be my job to take every opportunity we have to take guns off the street,” Dotson said.
Pastor Rodney Francis says there are no violent video games, gory movies or toy weapons in his family’s house.
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