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News - February 13, 2015

East Palo Alto workshop aims to bridge police-community divide

Police auditor LaDoris Cordell urges residents to know their rights, demand transparency from police department

by Joshua Alvarez

"There are three things you should never do when a police officer confronts you," retired Judge LaDoris H. Cordell told an audience in St. Francis of Assisi Church in East Palo Alto on Monday night. She pointed to a large paper easel with "R.A.T." scrawled on it. "Never, ever run away, argue with an officer, or touch an officer."

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Freelance writer Joshua Alvarez can be emailed at joshua.alvarez1189@gmail.com.

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