MUPD and LBC work together following racial incident

4 months 3 weeks 1 day ago September 30, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Friday, September 30 2016 Friday, September 30, 2016 4:14:00 PM CDT in News
By: Katie Pylipow, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
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COLUMBIA - Members of the University of Missouri Police Department and the Legion of Black Collegians met together Thursday night to discuss the most recent racial incident on MU's campus.

Both MUPD and LBC released statements about the meeting Friday. Both statements are below:

“We appreciate the efforts of the Legion of Black Collegians (LBC) leaders to bring us together and talk about how we can build stronger relationships between our officers and our students,” MUPD Chief Doug Schwandt said. “The support and help of our students are key factors as we work to keep our campus safe. As a result of our meetings with LBC leadership, we will be working with them to expand interaction opportunities between our officers and members of LBC and the entire University community. Our officers are dedicated to our campus community and always put our students’ safety first. We’re proud to continue serving Mizzou.”

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