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Police-community relations were further discussed Thursday at a separate gathering at St. James AME Church. The Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network, or PIIN, invited faith leaders, law enforcement and community members to share their experiences, with a response from Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay.
The fatal shooting of several police officers last week in Dallas has prompted Pittsburgh officials to come together to talk about building better relationships between police and the community.