Dallas police chief praises officers during shootings

Throughout the attack against Dallas police, Chief David Brown commended the actions of courage by his officers and pleaded to the public to end “divisiveness between our police and our citizens.”

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DALLAS, TX - July 8, 2016: Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings (R) looks on during a press conference at Dallas City Hall as Dallas Police Chief David Brown speaks on the fatal shootings of five police officers on July 8, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. At least one sniper killed five officers and wounded seven others in a coordinated ambush at a anti-police brutality demonstration in Dallas. The sniper was killed, and three other people are in custody, officials said.  (Photo by Stewart  F. House/Getty Images)
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TOPSHOT - Bystanders stand near pollice baracades following the sniper shooting in Dallas on July 7, 2016. 
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