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trouble at home for one of the democratic party's front runners in the twenty twenty presidential race %HESITATION to judge the mayor of south bend Indiana faced angry residents on Sunday it was a town hall meant to answer questions about last week's fatal shooting of Eric Logan a black man by a white police officer mayor Pete as he's known admitted that in some ways he's failed the effort to recruit more minority officers to the police department , and the effort to introduce body cameras have not succeeded , and I accept responsibility for that %HESITATION the judge has been mayor of south bend since twenty twelve during that time he's had a rocky relationship with the city's black residents in part because of an early decision to fire the African American police chief and replace him with a white chief Byron Byron last week's shooting seems to have become a catalyst for the black community bringing simmering anger into police to a boil get people , off the street %HESITATION the judge with the city's police chief by his side sometimes seem to lose patience I will say that , who is on patrol , is shown to be a racist , in a way that is substantiated , that is their last day on the street , I would love to be able to finish I would love to be able to finish my reply if that's okay %HESITATION the judge has left the campaign trail for most of the past week to deal with the fallout from the shooting the growing political crisis is threatening to undermine what had been a smooth campaign the %HESITATION the judge said that for now he was focused on south bend I don't know if its strategic about , and I have a relationship with everybody in the city , who looks to the city to keep them safe the judge said he wants an independent outside probe of the shooting and will also ask the US department of justice to investigate