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Browns running back Isaiah Crowell donates to Texas Fallen Officer Foundation

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Posted at 5:37 PM, Oct 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-04 17:37:54-04

Cleveland Browns running back Isaiah Crowell has made good on a promise from July by donating more than $10,000 to the Texas Fallen Officer Foundation.

Crowell announced in July he'd be donating to the foundation after he posted on Instagram, and then removed, an image of a police officer getting his throat slit.

After screenshots of the photo went viral, he personally apologized to Cleveland police and then announced in a video that he would donate his first paycheck to the fund, saying: "Last week, like so many others, I was frustrated and upset about what's going on in our country," he said in the video. "During that emotion I did something that I wish I could take back. I posted a really disgusting, bad picture and I took it down immediately because I knew I was wrong."
 
Crowell also attended a Dallas Police Officer's funeral after getting an invitation over Facebook from Sergeant Demetrick Pennie. Pennie later said that "Crowell entered the most unlikely venue surrounded by thousands of police officers, which could have possibly been the most hostile environment he could have ever imagined himself walking into. But by the grace of God, he was accepted with open arms."
 
According to a foundation spokesperson, Crowell is considered a corporate sponsor and will continually work with widows in the state of Texas.