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Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Chief: FDL PD doesn't racially profile

Last December, The Reporter ran a story about Christopher Cross, a bi-racial man living in the community who said he felt Fond du Lac was less than welcoming of people from diverse backgrounds. He took issue with statues of black caricatures on the lawn of a home near a sign that welcomes visitors to Fond du Lac. “C’mon in!” the sign says. 

Fond du Lac Police Chief Bill Lamb and Assistant Chief Steve Klein expressed concern over arrest rates of blacks compared to non-blacks that appeared in the story and were gleaned from a USA TODAY database. Read more  

(From The Reporter, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin September 28, 2015)

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