Cleveland Browns wide receiver Andrew Hawkins made a bold statement while taking the field on Sunday, and the head of the Cleveland Police Union is demanding an apology.
While running out of the tunnel at FirstEnergy Stadium, Hawkins wore a shirt that read, “Justice for Tamir Rice – John Crawford.”
In response, Jeff Follmer Police Patrolman Union President sent newsnet5 the following statement:
It’s pretty pathetic when athletes think they know the law. They should stick to what they know best on the field. The Cleveland Police protect and serve the Browns stadium and the Browns organization owes us an apology.
Browns cornerback Johnson Bademosi wore a shirt that read, “I Can’t Breathe” last Sunday while warming up before playing the Indianapolis Colts in protest of a grand jury’s decision not to indict the officer involved in the death of Eric Garner.
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