Chester County Commissioners Statement on the Death of George Floyd

Chester County Commissioners Statement on the Death of George Floyd

WEST CHESTER, PAChester County Commissioners today released the following statement on the death of George Floyd:

“As individuals, and together, we are saddened by the injustice of George Floyd’s death. We express our deepest condolences to Mr. Floyd’s family, his friends and to everyone who has wept at the unnecessary, painful final minutes of his life.

“Although many of us will never know firsthand, the cloud of pain and suppression that hangs heavy over so many people of color in America today, we do share in the anger and the hurt.

“As elected officials in our Chester County community, we will continue to prioritize community conversations, to listen, learn and discern the best way forward. We firmly believe in and participate in peaceful dialogue about ways to remove inequality and injustice in our community.

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“We are proud that protests occurring in Chester County are peaceful and respectful; it’s the Chester County way.”

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Nancy Bucceri
Nancy Bucceri
June 1, 2020 10:54 pm

Where is your statement affirming your commitment to stand with law enforcement to keep your constituents safe from the violence and destruction going on throughout our country? Where is the reminder that the murderer of George Floyd has been caught and charged for his crimes, and that as leaders you condemn violence against innocent citizens and their property in retaliation for this murder? What happened to George Floyd was horrific, but it does not justify the violence and destruction that have followed.