Rappers The Game, left, and Snoop Dogg, center, appear at a peaceful unification march outside of the graduation ceremony for the latest class of Los Angeles Police recruits in Los Angeles, Friday, July 8, 2016. Snoop shook hands with police officials and told reporters he hoped his presence would help reintroduce the black community to the Police Department and open a dialogue. The gathering comes a day after the shooting deaths of multiple police officers in Dallas on Thursday night. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

Rappers Snoop Dogg, The Game lead peaceful march to LAPD headquarters

The march is in response to the police shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.

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Snoop said in an Instagram video that the goal was to get a dialog going with new LAPD recruits before they start working in the field.

"That way they know that we're just like them and we're trying to live, go home and get some understanding," he said.

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ABC News reported that over 100 people joined the march, called "Operation H.U.N.T.," which stands for "Hunt Us Not Today" and "Hate Us Not Today."

LAPD Police Chief Charlie Beck invited Snoop and The Game to meet new recruits and several officers met with protesters.


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The Game told ABC News the event marked the first time he had a positive interaction with a police officer.

"We need to look each other in the eye and start a relationship," The Game said.

The march was in stark contrast to one's Saturday night in St. Paul, Minnesota, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where tensions were high between protesters and police.

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