Policing protests, a law enforcement town hall, only on WRAL
Posted June 4, 2020 9:40 a.m. EDT
Updated June 4, 2020 7:50 p.m. EDT
After days and nights of protests, some of them violent, across the state and in the Triangle, WRAL News sat down for a live, candid conversation with local police chiefs and law enforcement leaders.
The panelists discussed the state of the relationship between law enforcement and the minority community. It's a conversation you will only see on WRAL.
ON THE PANEL
Deputy Chief Michael Galloway, Raleigh police:
Galloway stepped in to participate in the roundtable discussion when Chief of Police Cassandra Deck-Brown was called to participate in a city council public comment meeting on the recent police response to protests and riots in Raleigh.
Colonel Glenn M. McNeill, Jr., commander of the State Highway Patrol:
Gov. Roy Cooper appointed Colonel McNeill in February 2017. He has served as a state trooper in addition to serving in the military.
Lorrin Freeman, Wake County District Attorney:
Freeman was elected to serve as Wake County’s District Attorney in 2014 after serving as Clerk of Superior Court for eight years.
Chief John Letteney, Apex police:
Chief Letteney took the chief role in 2012 after serving as Southern Pines Police Chief for seven years.
Capt. Jay Bruner, Holly Springs police
Chief Laura Fahnestock, Fuquay-Varina police:
Chief Fahnestock is a Wake County native and worked in law enforcement in Rocky Mount before becoming Fuquay-Varina’s police chief in 2015.
Chief Patrice Andrews, Morrisville police:
Chief Andrews was selected as Morrisville’s police chief in 2016 after serving as a commander in the Criminal Investigations Division of the Durham Police Department.
Chiefs from Durham and Fayetteville were invited to participate, but both had other community commitments.