If you're on the social media and post something that could embarrass you or cost you your job, don't do it. Of course, most in law enforcement are aware of their social media policies. Unfortunately, they're not immune from public shaming.
Racists Get Fired is a blog on Tumblr that is extremely effective in outing social dissidents who still have hate in their hearts. Tipsters flag it and ask for the moderators to investigate who the person's employer and have the unceremonious firing of the cannon.
This North Charleston cop got himself fired out the cannon after he posted on Facebook his selfie wearing a pair of Confederate boxers.
|Wondering how many Black motorist were pulled over for a minor infraction that led to unwarranted police searches.|
“Your posting in this manner led to you being publicly identified as a North Charleston Police officer and associated both you and the Department with an image that symbolizes hate and oppression to a significant portion of the citizens we are sworn to serve,” Police Chief Eddie Driggers wrote, as reported by the junk food media.
This incident happened on Thursday.
This controversy appears in wake of that white terrorist killing nine in the Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston. A month ago, former officer Michael Slager was fired out the cannon and also indicted for murder. He opened fire on unarmed motorist Walter Scott after a routine pull over.