Statement of IACP President Richard Beary on Shooting in North Charleston, SC

“As President of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), I am troubled by the shooting that occurred in North Charleston, South Carolina. Whenever a life is lost, it is a tragedy. 

I commend the North Charleston Police Department for their swift investigative action and transparency during this process. 

It is our hope that everyone will remain calm as a full investigation takes place.”