‘We Got Your Back!’: Florida Police Union Invites Fired, Disciplined Cops to Join Force
A Florida chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) has now issued a public apology following backlash from a recent social media post inviting recently-fired officers and cops who have engaged in questionable conduct to join a police force in Florida, where fellow cops would defend them to a greater degree.
Brevard County FOP President Bert Gamin expressed on Monday that he deeply regrets a recent social media post authored by him and posted to the chapter’s Facebook page.
The post in question was directed at the newly unemployed cops included in both the “Buffalo 57” and “Atlanta 6,” urging them to relocate to Florida and join a police force which presumably would defend them more than their old department. It is not uncommon for an officer fired from one force to then be rehired by a different one.
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Videos: US Cops Spotted Slashing Tires Belonging to Protesters, Journalists, Medics
While the destruction of property and crime have been attributed to non-peaceful protesters and rioters across the US, damning footage from Minneapolis, Minnesota, shows uniformed officers slashing the tires of cars in an apparent reprimand or immobilize their operators.
Mother Jones and the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported on and later identified various officers of the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office who have been puncturing tires and leaving protesters, reporters and even area medics without transportation amid the ongoing anti-police brutality protests honoring the memory of the late George Floyd.
A video compilation pieced together by Mother Jones shows various incidents in which the uniformed officers disable vehicles. Images of car owners documenting their damaged property were also included.
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