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Durham, N.C., becomes first American city to ban police training with Israel

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Posted: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 7:15 am

Durham, North Carolina, became the first U.S. city to ban its police from engaging in “military-style training” with police abroad in an effort to block exchanges with Israel.

In a unanimous 6-0 vote earlier this week, the city council “opposes international exchanges with any country in which Durham officers receive military-style training since such exchanges do not support the kind of policing we want here in the City of Durham,” said in a statement.

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