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Mayor announces plan to review and update police procedures and policies

Police chief says body cameras may become reality if funding secured

 

Last updated 6/18/2020 at 8:47am

Brian Soergel

Edmonds Mayor Mike Nelson

The nationwide conversation on race and inequality has not skipped over Edmonds, which has seen Black Lives Matters rallies and marches, questions about racism at a local business, and heated rhetoric on social media, including the Beacon's Facebook page.

The conversation, of course, has mostly centered on the police, following the suffocating death of George Floyd at the hands – and knee – of a Minneapolis police officer on May 26.

Now, questions about "defunding" the police, providing more transparency in the form of police body cameras, and increased police accountability have domina...



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