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NEW YORK (CBSMiami/AP) — The president of the NAACP is calling for policies, not handwringing, in the wake of a deadly attack on police in Dallas.

Cornell William Brooks made the comment in an interview Friday on “CBS This Morning.” He says that includes establishing a national standard for excessive use of force and federal laws that address police accountability and community trust.

Five officers were killed and seven others injured in Dallas on Thursday during a protest over fatal police shootings of black men this week in Louisiana and Minnesota.

Brooks says citizens are afraid and capturing more fatal shootings by police on video due to a minority of officers “who defile the profession by their conduct.”

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