Ferguson unrest prompts conference on community policing to be held in Arkansas

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(KTVI) – A conference will be held this week in Arkansas, that organizers say is in response to the unrest in Ferguson.

Our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch report Attorney General Eric Holder and former President Bill Clinton will open the forum on race relations and community policing.

The U.S. Conference of Mayor’s is sponsoring the event at the Clinton Presidential Library.

Forty mayors and 30 police chiefs will attend the conference