A Philadelphia police detective assigned to investigate the shooting of a black man by a white police officer has been threatened with arrest by the city’s District Attorney for concluding race played no part in the death.

Detective Derrick “Jake” Jacobs was instructed to look into the 2017 fatal police shooting of African American dirt biker David Jones, who was shot and killed by white cop Ryan Pownall.

After exonerating Pownall by determining race played no part in the incident, liberal Philadelphia D.A. Larry Krasner threatened to arrest Jacobs, opened a grand jury investigation against him and then tried to silence the detective until Pownall’s trial ends in January.



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