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Posted on: June 7, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 2020-06-07: Trumbull Police Provide Support to Recent Protest

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The Trumbull Police Department provided support for the recent protest vigil in honor of George Floyd that was held at the Trumbull Town Hall gazebo on Saturday, June 6, which was set to start at 11:00 a.m. Several hundred people were in attendance for this scheduled one (1) hour event, which lasted more than two (2) hours. This protest vigil remained peaceful throughout and took place without any vandalism or acts of violence.

Due to the sunny and hot weather, five (5) attendees were overcome by the heat and required medical attention. Trumbull Police officers and Trumbull EMS personnel were quick to respond and render aid to these medical patients. Two (2) of these individuals required further medical assistance and were transported to an area hospital for further evaluation and treatment. No injuries or any other medical issues were reported during the course of the event.

The Trumbull Police Department would like to remind the public that we are dedicated to serving and working with the community. We strive to continue a strong partnership with all members of the Trumbull community, and provide safety and comfort to everyone who visits this town. The Trumbull Police Department stands strong against any form of brutality and racism, and will continue to operate with transparency while providing professional services for all.

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