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'The community deserves it' | KPD Chief Thomas calls for release of bodycam video

"Our officers want to see the video released, and the community deserves it," a KPD spokesman said.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Knoxville Police Chief Eve Thomas is calling for the release of body camera video of the deadly officer-involved shooting at Austin-East.

A statement released by a KPD spokesman says:

"Chief Eve Thomas wants and supports the release of the relevant body camera footage from the officer-involved shooting inside of Austin-East Magnet High School. Our officers want to see the video released, and the community deserves it."