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Posted on: June 17, 2020

An Open Letter to the Community from Police Chief Murphy

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Recent events throughout the country and in this area have generated many questions and sparked a national debate about policing and racism. 

To address inquiries the City has received, to help inform the community of the Wheaton Police Department’s practices, and to further the discussion on policing as it occurs in Wheaton, Chief of Police Bill Murphy is providing this letter to the community.

The City has also received requests for the Wheaton Police Department’s Use of Force Policy, which is available on the City’s website.