I doubt very seriously that he will get the apology from the police officer that arrested him without cause. But I give him credit for saying what he did and challenging the injustice he received.
There were so many things wrong regarding the entire scenario. Especially the fact that his own neighbors called the police in the first place, and most of all because the Harvard police told the Cambridge police officer who Gates was and that he lived in the house.
But “buckethead” already had his mine made up. I’m sure he thought to himself, “How did you get to live and teach here?” It’s a Rosewood kind of thing. “He’s got a piano. I don’t even have a piano.”