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Spectrum - August 12, 2011

Guest Opinion: A letter to the community

by Ronald L. Davis

The months of June and July have been extremely challenging for our community of East Palo Alto. The tragic murders of Izack Garcia, Catherine Fisher, Jabari Banford, Hugo Chavez and Kevin Guzman have tested our resolve to create and maintain a safe community. Yet, as a community we responded to this challenge not with fear but with immediate action and a unified message that we will not tolerate violence.

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Ronald L. Davis is the police chief of the City of East Palo Alto. He can be reached at


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