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Some city leaders denounce chief's comments

Original post made on Oct 31, 2008

One day after Police Chief Lynne Johnson acknowledged that department officers have been asked to make "consensual contact" with African-Americans and Hispanics, city leaders denounced her comments as troubling and unacceptable.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, October 31, 2008, 5:51 PM

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Posted by Tim
a resident of Crescent Park
on Oct 31, 2008 at 10:41 pm

City leaders denounce Chief's comments. I wonder what they really are say about it behind close doors.
I'm glad that the police are paying "more attention" to certain individuals roaming the streets.

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Posted by Anne
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Nov 1, 2008 at 5:12 am

If the city leaders are more concerned about the population of spotted owls than the fact that old women are being beaten and robbed on the streets of Palo Alto
Then those city leaders should be thrown out-- the sooner the better

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Posted by workingmom
a resident of Crescent Park
on Nov 1, 2008 at 7:26 am

Enough white quilt people. The police sketch on tv clearly showed a black man who beat and stole from nine women. The police chief was correct in asking her officers to look for the black man in the picture. Dah!

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