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CMPD releases remaining tapes in Keith Lamont Scott case; Charlotte officials stress the need to improve police-community relations

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department released on Tuesday the remaining body-cam and dash-cam videos in the officer-involved shooting of Keith Lamont Scott.

While advising discretion in the viewing of the video files, officers hoped the release would put to rest some questions about the September 20th shooting that led to the death of the 43-year-old Scott and sparked two nights of violent protests in uptown Charlotte.

You can view the videos and hear the 911 calls here. (***Note that these videos contain graphic images and content.)

And if you missed it over the weekend, Congresswoman Alma Adams, who represents Charlotte, spoke to NC Policy Watch about the need for greater transparency in such shootings, the trust of the public, and the insensitive remarks of Congressman Robert Pittenger. Click below for an excerpt of that radio interview with Chris Fitzsimon or here for the entire podcast.

The investigation has been turned over to the State Bureau of Investigation.

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