POLICE / COMMUNITY FORUMS produced by Concerned Citizens of Coatesville:
Police forum held at New Life in Christ Fellowship in CoatesvilleBy Lucas Rodgers, email@example.comPOSTED: 06/19/15, 7:00 AM EDT |‘Know Your Rights’ meeting held at New Life in Christ FellowshipBy Lucas Rodgers, firstname.lastname@example.orgPOSTED: 08/27/15, 10:06 PM EDT | UPDATED: ON 08/27/2015Police chiefs speak at forum in CoatesvilleBy Adam Farence, Daily Local NewsPOSTED: 11/08/15, 5:47 PM EST | UPDATED: ON 11/08/2015
For some reason these are politically partisan events, by default. Republicans were invited but no Republican officials showed up.
State Representative Harry Lewis was asked to speak at one of these events:
With 3 witnesses present Harry said, “No”, he did not support the police community meetings.
When asked, "Why?'
Harry allegedly said, “Police think they cause trouble”.
Our local police chiefs, District Attorney representative at the meetings were asked if they said the meetings “cause trouble”. Their answer of course was, "no."
When Harry Lewis was asked, Who told you the forums cause trouble?” Harry would not answer.
Maybe it was these police:
Fraternal Order of Police union endorses Trump
By Tom Jackman September 16
I'm just guessing but I think the Tea Party racist extremist and now Donald Trump have the Republican Party in a headlock and cannot be "soft" on any hint that "Black lives matter." Even a black man like Rep. Harry Lewis can’t take that chance.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
VIDEO Coatesville Community Day-Sergeant Ollis receives awards. Pastor "D" Rev. Derrick Johnson spoke
You might say that Coatesville Police Sergeant Rodger Ollis was the 'Star', deservedly so.
The Daily Local News had photos:
PHOTOS: Coatesville Community Day held at Abdala Park
For some reason these are politically partisan events by default. Republicans were invited but no Republican officials showed up.
I guess it's in the GOP "Black lives matter." category and out of bounds for Republican elected officials in today's Trump dominated Republican Party.
The forum was almost 3 hours long. I broke it down to a total of 49 minutes and 55 seconds here.
July 2, 2020
Residents demand answers on police reform at forum in Coatesville
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