Southern AZ law enforcement responds to Dallas attack

Published: Jul. 8, 2016 at 6:35 PM MST|Updated: Jul. 8, 2016 at 7:45 PM MST
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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Law enforcement leaders from several agencies in southern Arizona gathered at Tucson Police Department headquarters on Friday, July 8, to respond to Thursday's deadly attack in Dallas.

A peaceful rally was cut short by gunfire that killed five police officers. Seven other officers and two civilians were also injured.

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TPD Acting Chief Ramon Bautsita said police remain committed to protecting the community.

Pima County Sheriff Chris Nanos said deputies have a dangerous job and they know it. Recent events just make that reality more apparent.

Reporter Craig Reck is there, so follow him on Twitter @CraigReckNews.

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