CMPD gets it right in gun-to-temple case – but only after prodding

In a post-Keith Scott environment, tensions remain between the community and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. So it was essential that Chief Kerr Putney say what he said Thursday about the police department’s latest controversial use of force to become public. It took him far too long to say it, though, and questions remain.

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Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman talks about Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey, Carolina's pick at No. 8 in the NFL draft.
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Carolina Panthers GM Dave Gettleman on Christian McCaffrey

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Panthers GM Dave Gettleman on questions about Christian McCaffrey's durability

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CMPD Chief Kerr Putney doesn't defend actions

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