Outrage as Dallas officials threaten to tear down wall honoring fallen police officers because it ‘runs afoul of regulations’
By Elizabeth Llorente
Published July 14, 2017
Business owner fights to keep mural to slain Dallas cops
A downtown Dallas business owner says city officials are threatening to issue summonses over an 8-foot-tall fence on her property that features a mural honoring five police officers killed in an ambush last year.
The large mural pays tribute to the officers who were killed during an attack on law enforcement at a Black Lives Matter rally in Dallas on July 7, 2016. Flowers, notes and other tokens have been left at the mural regularly since its unveiling four days ago.
Diana Paz, who runs the Last Call Lounge, told Fox News Friday that city officials didn’t want to listen when she tried to them about the mural, which is about a mile away from where the shooting took place.
“They never gave me the chance to tell them what it was that we wanted to do,” Paz said. …