City, Church Officials Meet to Discuss, Move Forward From Controversy

Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke, George Madison, Evansville Police Chief Billy Bolin and the Concern Clergy of Evansville met Thursday to address the growing controversy that has enveloped the city the past two weeks.

Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke, George Madison, Evansville Police Chief Billy Bolin and the Concern Clergy of Evansville met Thursday to address the growing controversy that has enveloped the city the past two weeks.

The group gathered behind closed doors inside the Mayor's office Thursday afternoon and met for approximately 90 minutes. Officials say it was a civil meeting and was meant to be an open dialogue between all of the concerned parties.

After the meeting was over, several clergy members told Eyewitness News they felt the meeting was beneficial and allowed all the parties to come back together. Rev. Rabon Turner also alluded to some future city programs stemming from the controversy but did not elaborate on what those programs would entail.

We'll keep you updated.


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