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The Cleveland Branch of the NAACP wants to educate citizens on their right to peacefully protest and how to properly interact with police.

The NAACP and its Criminal Justice Committee will hold an informational session called “What to do When Stopped by Police.”

The session is being held to try and avert possible trouble in the aftermath of the verdict of the emotional Michael Brelo case that is expected soon.

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Brelo is the Cleveland police officer facing manslaughter charges for the shooting deaths of unarmed suspects Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams after a wild chase in November 2012.

The session will take place Monday, May 4 at the Cudell Recreation Center, 1910 West Blvd., from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. This session will be led by lawyers and staff affiliated with the NAACP and other 1st amendment and criminal defense organizations.

 

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