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Watch Dave Chappelle Call For “Progressive Law Enforcement” At A Hometown City Council Meeting

After an altercation between police and citizens of Yellow Springs, Ohio on New Year’s Eve, the comedian addressed the city council on Monday night.

On Monday night, citizens of Yellow Springs, Ohio met to discuss solutions, following a police altercation that led to an arrest on New Years Eve. Among the concerned citizens at the meeting was Dave Chappelle, a longtime resident whose father was a professor at Antioch College in Yellow Springs.

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During the meeting, Chappelle stood up to say a few words on the New Year's Eve incident, telling those assembled that Yellow Springs "has the opportunity to be a leader in progressive law enforcement." Chappelle also discussed the close-knit nature of the small town and asked the council to find police officers who represent the values and diversity of Yellow Springs. Watch Dave Chappelle's statements at the city council meeting above.

Watch Dave Chappelle Call For “Progressive Law Enforcement” At A Hometown City Council Meeting