The Chicago Police Department has announced plans to hold neighborhood meetings with city residents to discuss the issues surrounding the "national discussion" taking place about the manner in which officers police local communities.
The police department seeks to "build and sustain trust" with city residents, according to a press release from the the CPD. The announcement comes on the heels of Monday's riots in Baltimore, which took place on the day that 25-year-old Freddie Gray was laid to rest. Gray was killed while in police custody, suffering from a crushed voice box and nearly severed spine. Last week in Chicago, Detective Dante Servin was acquitted of the charges he faced in the shooting death of 22-year-old Rekia Boyd, an unarmed African-American female who was killed when the officer shot into a crowd that he was arguing with over the amount of noise they were making.