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Saturday, September 18, 2021

Bakersfield Police Chief Greg Terry shares thoughts on Derek Chauvin verdict

Credit: 23ABC News | Bakersfield
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Bakersfield Police Chief Greg Terry shares thoughts on Derek Chauvin verdict
Bakersfield Police Chief Greg Terry shares thoughts on Derek Chauvin verdict

Bakersfield Police Chief Greg Terry joined 23ABC to share his thoughts on Derek Chauvin verdict.

LAW ENFORCEMENTPERSPECTIVE ... AND THEPOTENTIAL FOR POLICE REFORM-IS BAKERSFIELD POLICE CHIEF GREGTERRY.CHIEF TERRY-- I WANT TO THANKYOU FOR TIME... AND ASK IF WHATYOUR PERSONAL REACTION IS TO THEVERDICT?HOW HAS THIS VERDICT IMPACTEDTHE B-P-D AND WICONTINUE TO GOING FORWARD?SPOTLIGHT IS SHIFTING TO POLICEREFORM.

THE HOUSEPASSED THE GEORGE FLOYD JUSTICEIN POLICING ACT BUTIT'S STALLED IN THE SENATEIT WOULD BAN CHOKEHOLDS AND ALSOMAKES IT EASIER TOPURSUE CLAIMS. DO YOU THINK ITWILL HELP?WHAT ELSE DO YOU THINK NEEDS TOBE DONE TO REBUILD TRUSTBETWEEN OFFICERS AND BLACKAMERICANS?CHANGES TO TRAINING-- DE-ESCALATING TACTICS-- WHATBEING DONE LOCALLY OR WILLCHANGES IN THE WORKS?THE MINNESOTA POLICE CHIEFTESTIFIED IN THIS TRIAL...AGAINSTONE OF HIS FORMER OFFICERS--CONDEMMING HISACTIONS... TEARING DOWN THE SOCALLED BLUE WALL OFSILENCE... HOW DO THIS CHANGETHINGS FOR OFFICERNUMBERS WITHIN B-P-D?

HARDER TORECRUIT OR RETAIN OFFICERSYOU FOR TIME... AND ASK IF WHATYOUR PERSONAL REACTION IS TO THEVERDICT?HOW HAS THIS VERDICT IMPACTEDTHE B-P-D AND WILLCONTINUE TO GOING FORWARD?SPOTLIGHT IS SHIFTING TO POLICEREFORM.

THE HOUSEPASSED THE GEORGE FLOYD JUSTICEIN POLICING ACT BUTIT'S STALLED IN THE SENATE.IT WOULD BAN CHOKEHOLDS AND ALSOMAKES IT EASIER TOPURSUE CLAIMS. DO YOU THINK ITWILL HELP?THINGS FOR OFFICERS?NUMBERS WITHIN B-P-D?

HARDER TORECRUIT OR RETAIN OFFICERS?POLICE CHIEF GREG TERRY...THANKS FOR YOUR ANANLYSISTHIS MORNING... WE APPRECIATEYOUR TIME.COMING UP ON 23ABC NEWS - ACOMMUNITY COMES TOGETHER