Marshall Police Chief issues statement regarding protests, demonstrations

Marshall Police Chief issues statement regarding protests, demonstrations
Marshall Chief of Police Cliff Carruth issued a statement on Friday regarding the recent protests and demonstrations in the city. (Source: KSLA News 12)

MARSHALL, Tx. (KSLA) - Marshall Chief of Police Cliff Carruth issued a statement on Friday regarding the recent protests and demonstrations in the city.

Below is his statement:

We are aware of the recent demonstrations held throughout the City of Marshall. The Marshall Police Department is respectful of and supports people’s rights to gather and peacefully make their voices heard. The local events have been peaceful, and our community was respectful to those who have chosen to gather and demonstrate. The Marshall Police Department will continue to monitor the situation and will only take action in circumstances that require police presence to protect people and property and enforce the law. If anyone has a concern about the Marshall Police Department, please contact my office, and I will look into those concerns.
We recognize that the past few months have been challenging for Marshall and our citizens. The coronavirus pandemic and the recent events in cities across the country are difficult to comprehend. Marshall, Texas, is doing a better job than many other towns as we navigate through these events together.
Marshall, Texas Chief of Police Cliff Carruth

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