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Swan Calls For Two-City Police Commission

Swan Calls For Two-City Police Commission

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(Springfield, MA)  —  The Reverend Talbert Swan is calling for a commission to improve police-community relations in Springfield and Holyoke. Swan says the violence that erupted in Ferguson could happen in Hampden County.  Mayor Sarno and Mayor Morse thanked Swan for his work in the community, but neither has committed to the shared police commission idea.

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