After invite, Cleveland Browns' Isaiah Crowell attends funeral of Dallas policeman

Cleveland Browns running back Isaiah Crowell found himself embroiled in controversy after a social media post that depicted a law enforcement officer being stabbed by a man in a hood.

The post came shortly after the tragedy in Dallas July 7 that saw five policemen killed and others wounded.

Crowell subsequently apologized and offered a game check -- around $35,000 -- to the Dallas police fund that has begun to help those affected by the tragedy.

However, one member of the Texas law enforcement community wasn't interested in Crowell's money. Sgt. Demetrick Pennie was more interested in having a discussion with the Browns' running back. He also invited Crowell to attend a funeral for one of the fallen officers.

Crowell accepted and Pennie took to social media to relate the educational visit. Crowell and Pennie attended the ceremony Saturday in Fort Worth for Patrick Zamarripa.

Here is the text of Pennie's post on Facebook: