suspension comes as police eye social media policies
suspends cop tied to racist Obama Facebook rant
“The fact that he (Obama) is still alive bewilders me,” Officer Peter Burns is alleged to have written in the post, obtained by The
Journal News on Thursday. “Go die in a shallow grave you Muslim commie ...”
The obscenity-filled diatribe, which was obtained by The Journal News, included the use of the “N-word,”...
The post, apparently written Dec. 11 on a Facebook profile page Burns operated under the name “Coon Trapper,” contained a racial slur, made
reference to “1st amendment NSA” and described Obama as “un-American.”
"Pleasantville", really? Anyway.
So he calls himself "Coon Trapper" and is wishing death on the POTUS while calling him a "Muslim commie"...
For anyone who might not know, "coon" is short for raccoon but its also a racist term for Black people...
And all he got was suspended with the possibility of being fired?
The Secret Service takes violence or death threats against the POTUS very seriously. While this may not be a direct threat, I can almost guarantee
you that if an ordinary citizen had made similar comments and he was a gun owner (as all policemen are), he would probably get SWAT-teamed and
In 2009 three Harrison police officers were suspended and demoted after making lewd comments about then-Supervisor Joan Walsh and swapping
racist jokes about Obama.
Last year 17 New York City cops were suspended for posting racist and offensive comments on a Facebook page devoted to the city’s 2011 West Indian
What is a "suspension" going to do? Are they going to be purged of their racist, sexist views after being "suspended"?
And get this, the racist, sexist cops above have actually been
Are you kidding me?
This is crazy, a policy of endorsing racism by police officers. The message here is that its ok to be a racist cop, just keep your mouth shut about
And this is DIFFERENT form Duck Dynasty. Lets say Phil Robertson is racist, who cares?
When its a cop, your freedom is in danger, your life could be in danger:
In November, an Odessa, Texas, police officer was reprimanded for stating on his private Facebook page that his new gun “already has names
on the bullets.”
What the... And all he got was reprimanded?
And lest anyone think its one sided, its not.
Officer Anthony Easterling
, who is Black,
wrote the following:
"A word to the wise never get drunk and trip off of meds and call a cop a 'N' results broken jaw and criminal charges……WPD for life,"
So, if you use a racial slur against a cop, you should expect to be arrested, charged with felonies and have your jaw broken...
"WPD (Wilmington Police Department.) for life".
The mentality is literally no different from the Bloods or Crips.
edit on 22-12-2013 by gladtobehere because: spacing