Dover Police, NAACP Community Outreach Meeting

Oct 9, 2015

The Dover Police Department held a public outreach meeting with the local NAACP last night.

Dover Police Chief Paul Bernat
Credit dover police department

Chevis Anderson. a community activist with the Greater Dover Arts Council, told WBOC that the meeting was a defining moment for the city.

Questions have swirled about the police department after a video of Corporal Thomas Webster showed him kicking an African American man in the head.

He has been suspended.

In addition, an officer involved shooting ink August got the community’s attention.

The man faces gun charges.

Dover Police Chair Paul Bernat told the television station that he was thrilled that the NAACP and his department could put the gathering together.