FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

The Law Officer's Pocket Manual - Bloomberg BNA
This handy 4" x 6" spiral-bound manual offers examples showing how rules are...

Top News

2 Chicago Officers Face Reprimand for Kneeling in Protest on Instagram

September 26, 2017  | 

Two Chicago officers face reprimand for political activity on duty after this image was posted on social media. (Photo: Instagram)
Two Chicago officers face reprimand for political activity on duty after this image was posted on social media. (Photo: Instagram)

Two Chicago officers are in trouble for kneeling in a Colin Kaepernick protest style in an Instagram image posted by a local activist.

The officers are facing a reprimand for violating department policy against political activity while on duty, the Chicago Tribune reports. 

In an Instagram photo posted Sunday, the two officers are shown kneeling on either side of Aleta Clark, a Chicago activist who goes by the online name "englewoodbarbie." 

The post reads: "That Moment when you walk into the police station and ask the Men of Color are they Against Police Brutality and Racism & they say Yes... then you ask them if they support Colin Kapernick... and they also say yes... then you ask them to Kneel.!"


Comments (6)

Displaying 1 - 6 of 6

Ok then @ 9/26/2017 4:53 PM

Title of her photo should have been "Two morons that should have known better"

Please fire me @ 9/26/2017 6:07 PM

if I kneel like an idiot when I am in uniform and hold my hand up!

Joe @ 9/26/2017 7:26 PM

Kneeling in protest to the violence that's taking place in Chicago where blacks are killing blacks. Or are they kneeling in approval that Chicago is a sanctuary city to illegals. Your cops you know the realities that's happening in the streets.

Mark @ 9/27/2017 6:55 AM

How can you swear to "uphold the constitution, my community, and the agency I serve" and not respect the flag that represents it? They should have been fired on the spot.

John A Restaino @ 9/27/2017 7:58 AM

Disgrace to their shield and their Country! Should be fired!!!! Disgusting!

Allan P King @ 9/27/2017 3:44 PM

What were they thinking, they should be let go ASAP, lets see what this will allow the soap boxers say now?

Join the Discussion





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Video: Chicago Mourns Slain Police Commander
Flags fly at half staff and Cmdr. Paul Bauer's 18th District is draped in black and...
FBI Under Fire Over Failure to Pursue Cruz Tip, Florida Governor Wants Director to Resign
“The caller provided information about Cruz’s gun ownership, desire to kill people,...
Missouri Bill to Up Penalties for Harming Police Dogs Fails
Missouri lawmakers voted down a bill that would have increased the penalties for killing...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
Police Magazine