After Squeaky Fromme, Sarah Jane Moore, and John Hinckley, we need to recognize the dilemma for executive protective details. The video indicates that the detail got sucked into tunnel vision focus on Mr. Mattera. On the video, it appears Mr. Mattera initiated physical contact. Following Mr. Mattera for some distance from the scene is ridiculous, depletes the detail and draws exactly the attention we have here. I suspect that there were fixed position cameras recording the incident. If the officer needed to identify Mr. Mattera, there are ways to do that without a street chase and intimidation.
This mayor has long had an “above the herd” attitude as far back as the limos with engines and air conditioning running for extended periods w