Newport News PD reassures citizens in wake of Baltimore police report


NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — The Newport News Police Department is reassuring citizens of its dedication and commitment to transparency in the wake of a Justice Department report criticizing the Baltimore police force.

Federal report blasts Baltimore police over bias, force

In a Facebook post Wednesday, Newport News Police Chief Myers listed 11 different ways the department works to preserve integrity.

Some of the efforts include using body cameras, the establishment of an ethics committee, de-escalation training and use of force training for all officers and community engagement events, such as “Coffee with a Cop.”

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