Cheney police condemn force, commit to accountability
Last updated 6/18/2020 at 10:41am
For the past several weeks, I have been watching the protests and subsequent riots hitting our urban areas throughout the county sparked by the senseless killing of George Floyd. Like you, when I viewed the video of the Minneapolis police officer atop Mr. Floyd’s neck, I found myself yelling at the TV screen – “let him up for heaven’s sake.”
As a police chief with nearly four decades of experience in public safety, I condemn the force that was used to arrest Mr. Floyd in the strongest possible terms. More importantly, the Cheney police officers that I work alongside, agree and rej...