Boas: Now Is A Moment To Defend Phoenix Police

Published: Monday, June 24, 2019 - 10:30am
Updated: Monday, June 24, 2019 - 10:39am
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Phil Boas

The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.

Tension has been increasing in the city of Phoenix after a video showing aggressive conduct by a police officer in a suspected shoplifting incident went viral.

A community gathering and a city council meeting got heated as residents passionately expressed their concerns.

Phil Boas, editorial director for the Arizona Republic, has written a column about the situation. He joined The Show for his weekly appearance to talk about why he says Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams is the right leader at the right time.

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