This year has been a challenging one, to say the least.

The recent killing of George Floyd in Minnesota is just the latest in what seems to be a series of terrible events happening in the US and around the world.

The George Floyd killing setoff a frenzy of protests around the nation, including in Virginia, that transformed into riots.

This comes on top of the first days of Governor Northam’s mask order and the chaotic – at best – roll-out and enforcement of the mandate.

There’s no doubt that what happened to George Floyd was horrific and wrong – there is no excuse for it. The vast, overwhelming majority of law enforcement truly stand to protect and serve.






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