"Unfortunately in every town, every situation, you have someone that's going to break the rules and regulations. But it's very important for people to not get caught up in a situation like Ferguson," said Sgt. Ken Washington of the Sylvester Police Department. Washington is a three-decade police veteran.
President Obama addressed the nation after the decision was announced not to indict a New York City Police officer in the chokehold death of Eric Garner.
"Beyond the specific issue that has to be addressed -- making sure that people have confidence that police, and law enforcement, and prosecutors are serving everybody equally."
Chief Moore says in addition to holding community events, he believes in transparency.
"I have an open door relationship with the people and the public. If you got a problem, call me, come see me. I put my business cards up front. I'll listen to your story, but I'm also going to listen to the officer's story before I'm going to make a decision on anything."
He also stresses accountability and believes body cameras will help keep both parties honest.
'"Body cameras would help out a lot. Because I have people call in and say an officer did this or they might have done something else. I pull the video up and look at it and tell them and let them come look if they want to. And it's not really waht they say it is."
The Leesburg Police Department doesn't have body cameras.
Chief Moore says they're hopeful grants will be offered to small agencies like theirs, so they can get buy some.
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