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CLIP: Police Shootings in Dallas


AIR DATE: Friday, July 8, 2016
OVERVIEW:

An overview of the attack on police officers in Dallas, Texas following a rally to protest the shooting deaths of two African Americans by police in Louisiana and Minnesota. Eleven officers were shot, of which five died.  A clip of President Obama's reaction was included.
 

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  • Memorial Service for Dallas Police Officers (Video - 1.5 hrs)
    President Obama spoke at an interfaith memorial service for the five Dallas police officers shot and killed during a July 7 protest. He emphasized the need for unity and better relations between law enforcement and the community. The president was also joined by Former President George W. Bush, Senator and Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX), Dallas Mayor Michael Rawlings, and Dallas Police Chief David Brown
  • President Obama Remarks in Warsaw, Poland (Video - 4 min)
    President Obama spoke about the shooting deaths of five police officers in Dallas, Texas, following a rally to protest police-involved shootings of African Americans in Louisiana and Minnesota. 
     
  • Police Shootings and the Black Lives Matter Movement (Video - 30 min)
    DeRay McKesson talked about the killing of five police officers in Dallas, Texas, following a rally to protest the shooting deaths of two African Americans by police in Louisiana and Minnesota.
     
  • Congressional Black Caucus News Conference on Police Shootings (Video - 1 hr)
    Representatives Cedric Richmond (D-LA), Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Andre Carson (D-IN), and others spoke to reporters about the police shootings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota.
KEYWORDS: Police Shooting, Dallas, TX, Protests, Civil Rights, Civil Liberties, Law Enforcement, President Obama