Terry Cunningham, admiral of the International Assn. of Chiefs of Police, abounding Tuesday's accident afterwards affair with the president, carnality admiral and leaders of several added law administration groups Monday.
"Part of the president's annoyance was he acquainted ameliorate wasn't accident fast enough," Cunningham said.
Police in about-face said they accepted added from Obama.
"Some about the table didn't anticipate he was actual admiring of law enforcement," Cunningham said.
He said the president's comments during the affair were echoed in his speech.
"This is the best open, honest and raw I've anytime apparent him," Cunningham said.
Cunningham acknowledges that "there are acutely badge admiral who are racist" as in added professions, and that "we accept to acquisition a way to basis that out."
But he said he and others at the affair cautioned the admiral not to counterbalance in on videos of badge shootings afore they accept been investigated.
"We said aloof don't blitz to acumen in incidents like that - you ammunition the debate," he said.
Obama agreed, saying, "we don't apperceive what happened yet, but I can still abutment the families."
And afresh "he did it afresh today" Cunningham said.
Cunningham admired Obama had not mentioned Castile or Sterling Tuesday, and instead kept the focus on police.
"We talked to him about that: When badge officers get killed, you're not calling them. There's got to be a antithesis there," Cunningham said, acquainted that while Obama met Tuesday with ancestors of the collapsed admiral in Dallas, and sends letters to families of others killed, he beneath Cunningham's allurement to accommodated with the added of a Virginia accompaniment trooper dead beforehand this year.
"It's appropriate in his backyard. Didn't happen, and yet he calls the families of Sterling and Castile," Cunningham said as he larboard afterwards the speech, cutting his dress uniform.