I was proud to be part of the Friday night community demonstration & rally. I support racial justice initiatives & will work without delay to achieve these changes. The organizers presented a peaceful & thoughtful gathering. My thanks to them & to everyone who attended.#WilmDE pic.twitter.com/zxFtmFv8oG— Mayor Mike Purzycki (@MikePurzycki) June 6, 2020
Purzycki said Monday he wants to use $800,00 in city funding for body cameras for police officers.
He also wants to create a police review board.
The mayor said he will also review the department's use of force policies moving forward.
In a statement, the mayor and Council President Hanifa Shabazz said "they look forward to working with other Members of Council and the community to bring about needed and sustainable changes that support racial justice."