Photos Show Police Reenacting Chokehold on Elijah McClain

Three officers, one of whom received the photos by text and responded “haha,” were fired. The officer who was seen reenacting the chokehold resigned.

  • Published 3 July 2020

[template id="245201"] AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Police released photos Friday showing three officers smiling as they reenacted a chokehold that their colleagues used on Elijah McClain, a Black man who died after police stopped him as he walked down the street last summer in a Denver suburb. Following an internal investigation by the Aurora Police Department, Interim Police Chief Vanessa Wilson fired three officers, one of whom received the photos by text and responded “haha.”… Read at AP News