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Message from acting police chief regarding George Floyd death


Last updated 6/4/2020 at 1:46pm

Brian Soergel

Edmonds Acting Police Chief Jim Lawless

As we witness the pain and outrage resulting from the tragic death of Mr. George Floyd and the situation currently unfolding in Minneapolis, Minnesota, I want to assure you that the members of the Edmonds Police Department are also deeply troubled by this incident.

The video that has been released is extremely disturbing – the actions displayed by the involved officers and their interactions with Mr. Floyd are not reflective of our core Mission, Vision and Values.

Our officers are extremely skilled and trained professionals, and each and every one of us has a sworn duty to uphold the law...

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