Saunders Condemns George Floyd Killing

THURSDAY, MAY 28, 2020
Contact: Natalia Pérez Santos
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Saunders Condemns George Floyd Killing

AFSCME President Lee Saunders released the following statement on the death of George Floyd:

“The killing of George Floyd was a shocking and heinous act of violence that demands accountability. There can be no public safety unless innocent, unarmed African Americans feel safe walking the streets in their communities.

“As both a union that represents several thousand law enforcement officers and a union that has long been in the vanguard of the struggle for civil rights, AFSCME believes we cannot be forced to choose between racial justice or effective policing. A free, healthy society can and must have both.”

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO
1625 L Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20036-5687
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