Tensions continue to simmer around the country after the deaths of two unarmed black men at the hands of Police in Missouri and New York.

Speaking on his weekly radio show on WBSM, Mayor Jon Mitchell says he believes a different set of circumstances are at work in New Bedford.

Mitchell says the Police Department works hard to build trust in the community...

The Mayor says being a Police Officer is a tough job which is often dangerous, stressful and sometimes thankless.