Tuesday, the News Center 7 investigative team talks to civil rights advocates and law enforcement agencies about what the call for change means nationwide, and for police right here in the Miami Valley. An important News Center 7 I-Team investigation Tuesday beginning at 5 pm.
Things you should also know today in the demand for change following the Memorial Day death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police:
- Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley has announced the leaders of the working groups for the city’s proposed five police reform initiatives. “Each group consists of community members, the Dayton Police Department, members of the Community Police Council and people with expertise in the criminal justice system,” Whaley said in a Facebook post. “These groups will be supported by city staff, University of Dayton Law students, and Dayton Mediation Center staff. They will provide updates throughout this process.”
- Franklin police have asked the public for help in tracking down whoever defaced the Robert E. Lee monument
- Kettering City Schools is publicly stating its commitment to making the district’s stance on racism, prejudice, and discrimination more well known, Superintendent Scott Inskeep said in a statement last week. The district’s policy " needs to go from a post on our website that many people may not even know how to locate, to an inherent understanding of how everyone – children and adults alike – will behave toward others when they are in class and at school-sponsored activities,” Inskeep said.
Some other things you should know today:
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