He didn't apologize for what "appeared" to happen.
He didn't apologize "if you were offended".
He didn't apologize with a "but it was their fault.
He did have a reason he was on edge, but he apologized for what happened. And he said he shouldn't have let the previous incidents effect his behavior. But then, really, who among us can actually let that happen.
|Having listened to the lawyer, he didn't excuse his actions, he explained them.|
I can't accept his apology, as it wasn't giving to me, but to the people involved. However, I feel better that he did it. And I apologize to him for jumping to conclusions. Previous to this, I feel that there have been a lot of racist actions by police, and I was quick to judge this one.