Regarding the Oct. 5 article about “Arvada settles with Johnny Hurley’s family” … I felt well informed about the settlement, until I read the end of the article which published the manifesto of the murderer of Officer Beesley. I think that was a poor and reckless decision, and only gives more light and exposure to a crazy person’s evil ideology. I don’t see how publishing his words “I will be a hero in the eyes of millions for killing pigs …” helps the community, the family of Officer Beesley, or the Arvada Police Department. It might help explain the mind of a murderer, but it also unduly shifts focus from the victims to the murderer. I think the murderer would be glad to know his manifesto was published in the newspaper for all to read.

Joe Miller, Arvada

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