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Obama calls for peace at Dallas memorial service for five police officers

by firstsource newsJuly 12, 2016

President pays tribute to officers killed last week and says in tackling issues facing nation: ‘We ask police to do too much … and ask too little of ourselves’

on Tuesday paid tribute to the five officers killed in Dallas last week, as he insisted that racial discrimination still existed in the US and protesters against police violence could not be dismissed as “troublemakers or paranoid”.

Angry citizens, for their part, must acknowledge the dangers police face on the job, the president said at an interfaith memorial service for Michael Smith, Lorne Ahrens, Michael Krol, Patrick Zamarripa and Brent Thompson, the officers killed by Micah Johnson at a rally against police violence on Thursday night.

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