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Richmond Schools to hold virtual community meetings on role of police in schools

The first meeting is tonight
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Updated: Aug. 10, 2020 at 8:22 AM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Richmond Public Schools will hold two community meetings on the role of police officers in schools.

The virtual meetings come after Superintendent Jason Kamras announced he would ask the school board to remove all school resource officers from schools.

As RPS continues to assess our relationship with the Richmond Police Department and role of police in schools, we are...

Posted by Richmond Public Schools on Wednesday, July 29, 2020

The community can join the meetings on Facebook Live on the school district’s page.

One will be held on Aug. 10 at 6 p.m., there other is at the same time on Aug. 24.

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