Dayton NAACP says local police are implementing reforms

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The Dayton Unit of the NAACP and several partner law enforcement organizations unveiled the progress that has been made on some criminal justice reforms on Monday.

President of the Dayton Unit NAACP Dr. Derrick L. Foward said 77% of the law enforcement agencies the organization reached out to are working to implement suggested police reforms. The reforms include banning chokeholds, adding body cameras, addressing mental health issues and increasing diversity in law enforcement.

The press conference included local law enforcement agencies such as the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Vandalia Police Department, Oakwood Public Safety and Kettering Police Department.

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