City to hold town hall conference call following closing of MPD Internal Affairs investigation

Mayor Betsy Hodges and MPD Chief Janeé Harteau will participate in a town hall-style telephone listening session with the community following the announcement of the closing of an Internal Affairs investigation regarding the officers in Jamar Clark’s shooting.

The conference call takes place at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21. Those interested in listening or participating should call:

·         785-424-1675 or 888-632-3384 (toll free)

·         Use Conference ID 50417

·         Callers will be asked to identify themselves prior to joining the call. Please call in 5 to 10 minutes prior to the start time.

Following a brief introduction from the City, the discussion will open to a moderated town hall listening session.

During the listening session, listeners should follow the operator prompts to signify they’d like to comment. Questions will be taken in the order in which they are received. When it’s the caller’s turn to comment, the operator will let that caller know his or her line is live. Following each comment, the City will be given the chance to respond.


Published Oct 21, 2016