• On Common Ground – Episode 3: Community and Law Enforcement Engagement
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    On Common Ground – Episode 3: Community and Law Enforcement Engagement

    (Opening Music) Welcome to the U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Service podcast series, “On Common Ground.” This series of podcasts is intended to profile successful problem-solving approaches to common challenges confronting cities and towns throughout the country and to further cultural professionalism. Hi, I’m Linda Ortiz. I’m a Conciliation Specialist at the Department of Justice Community Relations Service. Today, we’ll be exploring best practices and models for community and law enforcement engagement. I’m joined by Jennifer Murray, who’s the Deputy County Administrator for Sonoma County. Jennifer, welcome to the program. Hi, Linda. Thanks for this opportunity. Jennifer, why don’t you describe a bit the circumstances that led to the…