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Salt Lake City Police Chief, Officers Kneel With Protesters

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Chief Mike Brown and officers with the Salt Lake City Police Department took a knee with protesters outside the department’s headquarters during the third night of protests in the city.

Protesters began gathering at the Salt Lake City Public Safety Building Wednesday, with the group estimated at 1,000 around 6 p.m.

Brown held a meeting with community leaders to discuss police policies and procedures after Saturday’s protests turned violent.

A citywide 8 p.m. curfew was enacted Saturday, but Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall announced an end to the curfew before Wednesday’s protests.

Thousands of protesters marching in the streets of Salt Lake City asking for change.

Posted by KSL 5 TV on Wednesday, June 3, 2020

In a thread on Twitter, she praised the “respect that protestors have largely shown for one another, police, and our city.”

“I believe that Salt Lake City is once again proving itself to be a place of peace and progress,” she wrote.

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