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Park Forest Proud: Black Lives Matter at the PFPD

Police in Park Forest make it clear: "Black Lives Matter to us at PFPD. (Photo: Gary Kopycinski)

CommentaryBy Gary Kopycinski

There's an air of Park Forest Pride when one drives past the Park Forest Police Department's LED sign on Lakewood near Forest Blvd. lit with a message that leaves no doubt: "BLACK LIVES MATTER to us at PFPD."

It's simple and yet in today's world complex, a necessary statement from the police force in a town that was perhaps the first in the United States to embrace and welcome African Americans who moved . . .

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