Officer accused of posting racist feedback resigns
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – A Louisiana police officer who was accused of posting racist and sexist statements on-line has resigned after being positioned on depart final month, officers stated.
Baton Rouge police Sgt. Chris Kuhn resigned Oct. 9, a police spokesperson advised information shops Wednesday.
Kuhn was positioned on depart Sept. 21 pending an inner investigation. He was additionally faraway from his place as treasurer of the Baton Rouge police union.
Kuhn was accused of utilizing a pretend account beneath the username “PESTICIDE” to make posts on Tigerdroppings, a Louisiana State College message board. The account was taken down.
Chief Murphy Paul stated the posts had been “racist, sexist, insulting … offensive and insensitive.”
Paul stated the division will request a revocation overview from the Louisiana Peace Officer Normal and Coaching Council on Kuhn’s legislation enforcement certification.
Kuhn may very well be positioned on the workplace’s “Brady listing,” which incorporates the names of officers with compromising pasts. The listing is disclosed to protection attorneys and judges to carry authorities accountable.
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