Crowley: The conversation will continue

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WATCH CROWLEY’S REMARKS ON HIS WHITE HOUSE VISIT

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BEN FELLER, Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) — The police officer at the center of a national dispute over race and law enforcement says a much-anticipated meeting at the White House was productive and all parties are looking forward.

Cambridge, Mass., police Sgt. James Crowley spoke after meeting with President Barack Obama and Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., along with Vice President Joe Biden. Crowley described himself and Gates as “two gentlemen who agreed to disagree” about the confrontation that led to Gates’ arrest.

He said that the conversation centered on moving forward, not reliving the events of the past two weeks, and that they plan more meetings.

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