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Philly's acting police commissioner asked to resign over T-shirt she wore 25 years ago that apparently joked about Rodney King beating


'It is clear that it was a bad decision on my part, and I would not wear that shirt today'

Image source: WPVI-TV video screenshot

Philadelphia's acting Police Commissioner Christine M. Coulter was asked to resign for wearing a T-shirt 25 years ago that apparently joked about the infamous Rodney King beating at the hands of Los Angeles police officers, WCAU-TV reported.

Coulter was speaking during a City Council hearing Tuesday about Philadelphia officers' racist social media posts when she turned attention to an old photo of her — initially reported by the Philadelphia Inquirer — which read, "L.A.P.D. We Treat You Like a King," the station said.

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