There are times when you wonder what is happening with the world when political correctness becomes involved in sporting events. Sport should be played fairly and safely, but how much interference should there be with the supporters?
The Australian Football League now has ‘behavioral awareness officers’ at the games. This is not to stop crowd disturbances or violence that is handled by police and security. This is not for the physical safety of the umpires as they are normally taken onto the ground and off by either security or police and sometimes police on horseback. These behavioral awareness officers are actually the ... continue reading »