Chief hopeful touts community

Solution to city’s crime woes is strengthening bonds, he says

Posted: May 9, 2014 at 5:05 a.m.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/MELISSA SUE GERRITS - 05/08/2014 - Dan Oberste asks a question to Eric Higgins during a public forum May 8, 2014 at the Center at University Park. Higgins in running for LRPD chief.

The only local lawman in the running to be Little Rock's next police chief said the recent surge in homicides in the city is a symptom of a problem, not the problem itself, and an indication of the cooperation needed between the Police Department and the community going forward.

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