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A Texas sheriff's deputy who has been dubbed a hero for helping those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Maria, has died after a driver shot him in the back of the head during a traffic stop in a cul-de-sac near Houston on Friday afternoon.
Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal, 42, was the first Sikh man to join the force 10 years ago and Sheriff Ed Gonzalez called him 'a trailblazer' who was active in the community as a philanthropist.
Robert Solis, 47, is suspected of shooting the married father-of-three who wore the traditional turban and beard of the Sikh religion after former sheriff, Adrian Garcia, implemented a religious accommodation policy that allowed him to do so.
Solis, of Mission Bend in Houston, was charged with capital murder the same night and was wanted on a warrant for violating parole in 2017 when he was accused of possessing a prohibited weapon and threatening his girlfriend.
And so what, many of our people have been killed by cops and continue to be killed by cops unjustly. Furthermore, I have no doubt this Sikh has an implicit bias against black people and probably felt he was part of the white race ...
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