WPPA Statement Regarding Protest at its Headquarters

July 21, 2016

[Madison, Wis.] – In advance of a “National Day of Action for Black Lives” protest at the headquarters of the Wisconsin Professional Police Association (WPPA), the police group’s executive director, Jim Palmer, issued the following statement:

The WPPA fully respects and supports the inalienable right of all Americans to engage in free speech. The ability to exchange diverse and opposing views can help the public become more informed and the government more representative of the people it serves. Regardless of the views expressed by others, the WPPA and the dedicated men and women of law enforcement that it represents will staunchly defend the free expression afforded by our Constitution.

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