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3 Colorado Officers Fired for Photo Reenacting Killing of Elijah McClain

HeadlineJul 06, 2020

Meanwhile, in Colorado, three officers with the Aurora Police Department were fired, and a fourth resigned, after they staged a photo reenacting the killing of Elijah McClain, an African American man who died after an officer put him in a chokehold as he attempted to walk home from a store last August. Aurora’s interim police chief, Vanessa Wilson, called the photo a “crime against humanity and decency.”

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