Dallas to Recognize Heroic Efforts of Homeless Former Crips Leader

The Dallas City Council will invite a homeless former gang leader to be honored at one of its meetings as a hero for protecting the life of a police officer. Charles Alexander, who was a Crips gang member at one point in his life, stepped in during a drug-addled attack on an officer near Alexander's homeless shelter in Dallas, according to city councilman Dwaine Caraway. In surveillance video of the attack, Dallas cop Billy Taylor is seen backing away from a man who, according to the...Full Story
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