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Peace Officers Research Association Hopes For Tangible Reform After Chauvin Trial

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Aired: April 23, 2021 | Transcript

While there have been consistent calls for police reform in recent years, including after the murder of George Floyd by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, tangible change likely will not happen without the input and participation of members of the law enforcement community.

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Brian Marvel is the president of the Peace Officers Research Association of California and a member of the San Diego Police Department. He joined Midday Edition on Friday to discuss what is needed for police reform to happen.

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