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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,…

Ex-Cop Walks Free in Deadly Shooting of Homeless Black Man

A former Los Angeles Police Department officer will face no charges for killing an unarmed Black homeless man three years ago despite, unusually, the police chief calling for prosecution. Clifford Proctor, who resigned from the force in 2017, shot and killed 29-year-old Brendon Glenn in 2015. During a struggle, Proctor,…