Meeting in Bessemer addresses police relations in community

BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT) — About 50 people gathered in Bessemer last night for a community meeting over police relations. The meeting at Letson Farms Clubhouse drew people from Bessemer, McAdory and McCalla.

Jefferson County sheriff deputies and police came to talk to people who live there and address their concerns. They spoke about how to create a mutual respect between law enforcement and the communities they serve.

More meetings between community members and law enforcement are planned for August.

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