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Monday, May 17, 2021

Black Faith Leaders

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Black Faith Leaders
Black Faith Leaders

Black faith leaders in lexington are giving an update on talks of racial relations in the city.

Yesterday's meeting started with a statement about the recent grand jury decision in the breonna taylor case... part of the response says... "it appears that kentucky attorney general cameron decided to be the detective, judge and jury."

The statement goes on to demand a review of the criminal investigation of the officers involved in taylor's shooting death.

One of the things addressed--the conversation with lexington's police chief about banning the use of no-knock search warrants...enforci ng the use of body cameras and creating an independent citizen review board for the police diciplinary process.

Williams:"we were encouraged by chief weathers to meet with lmpd staff, who oversee those areas, to better understand the dynamics of those operations, which we did."

Leaders say chief weathers promised all officers would have cameras by next january...


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