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Coatesville bikes COATESVILLE—As calls for police reform and sensitivity training have become find out here now a nationwide outcry, the City of Coatesville Police Department has taken an existing community engagement initiative a step further by blending time-tested training with new community-focused training to address some of today’s most pressing needs in urban policing. “During my eight-year tenure as Chief, we have underscored the importance of officer training, education and community involvement,” says Jack Laufer, City of Coatesville Chief of Police. “The national narrative calling for additional officer training has placed a greater emphasis on what we have been doing all along, but with focus on issues that have come to the forefront: de-escalation, implicit bias, and law enforcement ethics training.” “2020 has been a tough year for businesses, families, and individuals, and the stressful environment magnifies many issues. Our programs provide the training, tools, responses and options to help officers de-escalate and diffuse stressful situations safely. City Council has supported and encouraged our police department to explore training to create an atmosphere of community.” “Chief Laufer has been forward thinking in embarking on enhanced training,” says Linda Lavender-Norris, Coatesville City Council President. “He knows our community, our views and sensitivities. These are trying times, and City Council is appreciative of the police department’s open-door policy. If there is an issue, residents will be heard.” “We need to build an environment where residents feel comfortable and confident when law officers are nearby,” says Sceola Wesley-Bailey, married mother of four who resides in Coatesville and runs the Chester County Mega Squad (CMS) gym. “We need to get to know each other.

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