Former Providence Police Chief Dean Esserman took part in a rally Monday in New Haven, in response to last week’s racially-charged violence across the country. Esserman now leads the police force in New Haven, where he’s working to improve police-community relations.
From the New England News Collaborative, Cassandra Basler at WSHU brings us the story.
When Pastor James Newman heard that a white officer shot a black man in Minnesota, he felt angry. He said officers around the country need more training to combat their racial bias.