Big public turnout delays police oversight board debate - Seven Days

Democracy can be messy sometimes. A huge public turnout to comment on Burlington’s proposed police oversight board actually delayed the council’s debate on it and other issues crucial to the March City Meeting agenda.

"We are tired. We're exhausted. We continue to turn out in massive numbers to show you we just want to be treated differently," Ashley Laporte said. "We are owed a new system of public safety.""

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  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2020-12-08 15:38:51 -0500