‘Very Disrespectful’: Dallas Police Officer Created Racist Doughboy ‘Challenge’ Coin, Officials Say

DALLAS — Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia and union officials on Wednesday decried a racist “challenge” coin a police officer created that negatively depicted a southern Dallas neighborhood.

The coin – which was commemorating the 15-year anniversary of the Dallas Police Department’s South Central patrol division – depicted a Pillsbury Dough Boy holding cash and a gun as he stands behind an apparent drug house. The Dough Boy was also wearing a grill, and the coin featured a Dallas police car on one side and a purple car with large rims on the other.

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