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Tulsa police chief says collection for Ferguson officer was desire to 'seek justice'

BY DYLAN GOFORTH, Tulsa World Modified: August 27, 2014 at 10:59 am •  Published: August 27, 2014

Tulsa Police Chief Chuck Jordan stated Tuesday that an attempt to collect money at a police station for the legal fund of an embattled Ferguson, Missouri, police officer was not appropriate but was to “seek justice.”

Jordan told the Tulsa World that the officer, Darren Wilson, had essentially been publicly convicted before an investigation into his shooting of an unarmed teenager had even begun.

The situation could fracture relationships between officers and the public they serve across the country, Jordan said, not just in Ferguson.

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