Former international chiefs president: ‘Unify’ after Dallas shootings


Woodway Public Safety Department Chief and  former president of two chief’s organizations, Yost Zakhary,  has issued the following statement regarding the shooting of Dallas police officers.

” My heart hurts and I am deeply saddened by the tragic and vicious shootings in Dallas.”

“Five officers were murdered, seven were injured and unknown hundreds of citizens affected.”

” As past President of both the International Association of Chiefs of Police ( IACP) and Texas Police Chief’s Association (TCPA), we grieve the loss of these officers.”

“These attacks are life altering for the officers, the agencies, the community, and the entire nation.”

“Law enforcement officers put their lives in harm’s way daily to protect our freedom.”

” I am asking the media to help us with positive dialog to direct their attention towards a unification effort.”


“Our thoughts and prayers go to the families and friends whose lives were devastated by these tragic and horrific attacks.”

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