June 1, 2020
To Our Livermore Community,
Our nation is outraged over the unjust killing of George Floyd by Derek Chauvin. I am outraged. What Chauvin did was reprehensible and it was compounded by his partners blatantly disregarding their oath "to serve and protect."
In Livermore we stand up for justice. We welcome peaceful protest and honest community dialogue. Public safety continues to be our top priority. Racism and bigotry are not acceptable. Violence is not acceptable. As Robert Kennedy said, if you want peace, work for justice. All of us must lead by example, to live that change and ensure that injustice cannot, does not, and will not happen in Livermore.
Mayor John Marchand
City of Livermore