Knoxville police, leaders join community in unity march

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Local religious leaders and people who have lost loved ones to gun violence came together Saturday afternoon with Knoxville Police Department and other city leaders for a ‘unity march.’

Organizers say the main goal is to build trust between law enforcement and the community. When the event was put together, they reached out to Knoxville Police Chief Eve Thomas and asked if she and other officers would participate and stand in solidarity with the community.

Thomas said she was honored to receive the invitation and felt that it was important to be here.

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