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Cops fired over photos of chokehold used on Elijah McClain

Racial Injustice Elijah McClain
Posted at 10:34 AM, Jul 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-11 13:34:56-04

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado police chief has fired three officers over photos showing police reenact a chokehold used on Elijah McClain. The Black man last year after police stopped him on the street in a Denver suburb. One of those fired is a white Aurora officer who helped stopped McClain in August. The other two who were fired posed in the photos taken in October near a memorial for McClain. A fourth officer in the photos resigned earlier this week. They sent the photos to Rosenblatt, who responded with a text that said, “Haha.” They were fired for conduct unbecoming of an officer.