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Joint Statement by UC Davis, City of Davis Chiefs of Police

By News and Media Relations on May 28, 2020 in University

The chiefs of the UC Davis Police Department and the city of Davis Police Department issued the following joint statement Thursday (May 28):

The death of George Floyd:

An entire country suffered deep wounds on the streets of Minneapolis. We are all profoundly saddened and our hearts are broken.

We want the entire Davis and UC Davis community to know that what we saw was unacceptable and that we train and demand that our officers do much better.

Rest in peace, George Floyd.


Joe Farrow
Chief, UC Davis Police Department

Darren Pytel
Chief, Davis Police Department

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