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NAACP submits list to AG Lynch about improving police/community relations in BR

AG Loretta Lynch (Source: WAFB) AG Loretta Lynch (Source: WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The National NAACP President submitted to Attorney General Loretta Lynch a list of recommendations for action to address issues between police/community relations.  

In the letter, NAACP President  Cornell Brooks includes three items. They focus on re-entry programs, the creation of Police Department Interactive Training Program vs Residency Requirements, the inclusion of the entire parish in the election of the Baton Rouge Mayor/President.  

Attorney General Lynch attended a memorial service on Thursday, July 28 for the officers who were killed and wounded in the ambush attack. The following day she met with first responders and participated in a community roundtable.

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