Mayor Roberts needs to stand with CMPD, stop fanning flames of anger

Our city has seen enough division and anger in the last several days. That’s why I was dismayed to read the opinion piece from Mayor Jennifer Roberts in which she threw the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department and Chief Kerr Putney under the proverbial bus (“Lack of transparency in Keith Scott case was unacceptable” Sept. 27 For the Record).

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Funeral for Justin Carr

Carr was shot in the head Sept. 21 during violent protests following the shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott. Carr died the next day, and a man faces a murder charge in his death. Carr attended the protest so he could tell his grandmother he’d attended a rally for justice, just as she had in the 1960s marching with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., family members said.
John D. Simmons The Charlotte Observer
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Funeral for Justin Carr

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