01/13/2014

Police unions divide over firing of Texas officer

The Dallas Police Association said the firing is causing confusion on when to use deadly force

By James Rose
MyFoxDFW

DALLAS  — The firing of a Dallas police officer who shot an unarmed man is causing a division among police officers and even police unions.

The Dallas Police Association said the firing is causing confusion on when to use deadly force, but the Dallas Black Police Association said the firing was justified.

DPA President Ron Pinkston said nearly 200 officers have written to him with concerns about the department's deadly force policy. 

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