Baldwin says progress being made in talks with police

Updated 5:43 pm, Monday, October 10, 2016

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin said Monday that he’s had substantive talks with members of law enforcement and Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson after Baldwin’s call for a review of training tactics used by police.

Baldwin first spoke out three weeks ago following police shootings in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Tulsa, Oklahoma. At that time, Baldwin called for all 50 state attorneys general to review “policies and training policies for police and law enforcement to eliminate militaristic cultures while putting a higher emphasis on de-escalation tactics and crisis management measures.”

Since then, Baldwin has had talks with law enforcement in the Seattle area in the effort to gather…

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