Ex-Philly cop Ryan Pownall’s homicide charge puts police accountability in the spotlight

Police cannot be above the very laws they are sworn to uphold. When District Attorney Larry Krasner announced homicide and other charges against former police officer Ryan Pownall on Tuesday, he rightly noted that holding police accountable for reckless, deadly behavior was long overdue. [emphasis: mine]

…Pownall frisked Jones and found a gun. In a scuffle, Jones tossed the gun and ran. He was no longer a danger to Pownall, who nonetheless shot him in the back twice.

Ex-Philly cop Ryan Pownall’s homicide charge puts police accountability in the spotlight | Editorial

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