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Politics Chat: No Need For Military Presence On Cincinnati Streets

Cincinnati Police Department officers in full riot gear stand across the sidewalk and barricade from protestors as demonstrators continue to rally and protest the murder of George Floyd, Tuesday, June 2, 2020, in Cincinnati.
Cincinnati Police Department officers in full riot gear stand across the sidewalk and barricade from protestors as demonstrators continue to rally and protest the murder of George Floyd, Tuesday, June 2, 2020, in Cincinnati.

Despite President Trump's intention to send military troops into cities to "dominate" the streets, there appears to be no need for anything like that in Cincinnati, where the demonstrations have been large and loud but largely non-violent.

WVXU Senior Political Analysist Howard Wilkinson spoke with News Director Maryanne Zeleznik about how the demonstrations have apparently influenced Cincinnati City Council to seriously consider major changes to policing here.

 

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