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16 WAPT'S KANDACE REDD

HAS MORE FROM LAST NIGHT'S EVENT

CALLED US AND THEM.

>> US WOULD BE THE BLACK LIVES

MATTER MOVEMENT.

THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN WRONGFULLY

IMPRISONED AS WELL AS WRONGFULLY

TREATED BY POLICE OFFICERS.

KANDACE: WHO'S THE US?

>> US IS LAW ENFORCEMENT, AND

THEM IS THE COMMUNITY, AND WHAT

WE ARE TRYING TO DO IS BRIDGE

THIS GAP.

KANDACE: NINE PANELISTS,

INCLUDING COMMUNITY GROUPS AND

LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, TALKED

ABOUT HOW TO BRIDGE THE GAP

BETWEEN POLICE AND THE PUBLIC.

>> LAW ENFORCEMENT ALSO DESERVES

THE BEST COOPERATION A

UNDERSTANDING THAT THEY CAN GET

FROM THE COMMUNITY.

>> IF THERE IS A GAP, IT'S ON

BOTH SIDES.

IF THERE IS AN ISSUE, IT'S ON

BOTH SIDES.

>> I'M HERE TO JUST LET THE

PUBLIC KNOW THAT THE CHILDREN

CARE

>> A SIMPLE REQUEST, LET'S GIVE

EACH OTHER THE BENEFIT OF THE

DOUBT.

>> WHEN YOU GO THROUGH THE COURT

SYSTEM AND FOLLOW ALL OF THE

REGULATIONS AND STILL NOTHING

HAPPENS, WHERE DO YOU GO FROM

THERE?

>> IF YOU DON'T GET SATISFACTION

FROM A FRONT LINE SUPERVISOR IN

THE JACKSON POLICE DEPARTMENT, I

HAVE AN OPEN DOOR POLICY.

KANDACE: SOME PEOPLE SAY THAT

THEY LEFT HAVING A BETTER

UNDERSTANDING OF HOW TO BRIDGE

THAT GAP BETWEEN THE POLICE AND

THE COMMUNITY.

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