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August 25, 2014 3:59 PM

Police diversity deficit in Missouri must be corrected to gain community trust

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is wise to use the Aug. 9 shooting death of a black teenager by a white Ferguson police officer as a reason to convene a two-day public workshop to seek solutions to the lack of racial and ethnic diversity in urban police departments.

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