Charles Wilson

Chairman, Retired Police Lieutenant

Chairman of the National Association of Black Law Enforcement Officers and a retired police lieutenant

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Officials have identified Micah Johnson as the sniper who killed five police officers and wounded seven others Thursday night at a demonstration in downtown Dallas.

A Black Police Officer Reacts

Officials have identified Micah Johnson as the sniper who killed five police officers and wounded seven others Thursday night at a demonstration in downtown Dallas.

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