Local NAACP and Murrieta Police Department continue partnership

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Representatives of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Branch 1034 meet with Murrieta police Chief Tony Conrad, center, including Jennifer Palo, Mary Venerable, Myles Ross and Ric Stallworth. Valley News/NAACP Branch 1034 photo
Jennifer PaloSpecial to Valley NewsMembers of the Southwest Riverside County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Branch 1034 met with Murrieta police Chief Tony Conrad Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Murrieta Police Department in a long-standing commitment to work together. The regularly scheduled meetings follow a precedent established by former NAACP Branch President Darryl Smith in his outreach to former Murrieta police Chief Sean Hadden to build a positive relationship in a time of national racial strife.Over the past nine years, the local NAACP Branch and the Murrieta police department have met regularly, coordinated town hall meetings, offered Black History Month events and brought concerns of local individuals to a positive conclusion.“Murrieta PDâ
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