ACLU-DE Legal Director Speaks on Community-Police Relations

ACLU of Delaware legal director Richard Morse recently participated in a panel discussion at Widener Law School.

anelists (from left) Nicole Barkley, a Widener Law School assistant dean, attorney Leon Williams, Wilmington police department Chief Bobby Cummings, ACLU attorney Richard Morse and Widener Law professor Sydney Howe-Barksdale speak during a Wednesday discussion of police-public relations hosted by the Widener Black Law Students Association. (Photo: WILLIAM BRETZGER/THE NEWS JOURNAL)


Hosted by the school’s Black Law Student Association, the panel focused on how to create trust between police and the community. The discussion covered such topics as police body cameras and increased transparency around discipline of officers.

Other members of the panel included Nicole Barkley, an assistant dean and multicultural affairs officer at Widener Law, attorney Leon Williams and Wilmington Police Chief Bobby Cummings.

The News Journal’s coverage of the discussion can be read here.

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One Comment

  1. Jim
    Posted February 1, 2016 at 6:16 pm | Permalink

    100% video of all contact with SUSPECTS up to release from custody. Forfeiture of one years pay for any Police officer who breaches the publics trust and five years pay for conspiracy to cover up any breach. Also 30 days suspension without pay for their superiors. (Bonded) And revocation of all firearms privileges.

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