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casket of Valentina Orellana Peralta

Memorial Held for 14-Year-Old Girl Shot by LAPD in Department Store Dressing Room

Fourteen-year-old Valentina Orellana-Peralta was laid to rest on Monday, Jan. 10, after being accidentally shot by police during part of a tragic retail store shoot-out. Christopher Weber of The Associated Press reported that Orellana-Peralta “was killed when a Los Angeles police officer fired at a suspect at a clothing store…

Coulter, King, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Christine Coulter Apologizes for Wearing Shirt Referencing Rodney King Attack

Philadelphia’s acting police commissioner Christine M. Coulter apologized this week for allegedly unknowingly wearing a Los Angeles Police Department T-shirt that alluded to the 1991 beating of Rodney King. “L.A.P.D. ‘We Treat You Like A King,’” the shirt reads. The photograph of Coulter wearing the shirt is from the ’90s,…