U.S. Conference Of Mayors President Kevin Johnson Responds To Shooting Of Police Officers In Ferguson, MO


usconfofmayorsWASHINGTON, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — U.S. Conference of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson today issued the following statement in response to the shooting of police officers last night in Ferguson, Missouri:

“The nation’s mayors are appalled that two police officers were senselessly shot last night in Ferguson (MO) as a protest following the police chief’s resignation was winding down. We pray for their full recovery.

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“This tragic act appears to have been completely unprovoked and further exacerbates the situation in a community desperately trying to heal from all it has experienced.

“As Mayors we want to send a strong message that violence against police officers can never be tolerated.”