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Black Philly Officers Want Judge to Shut Down Online Forum

July 20, 2009  | 

A group of black police officers in Philadelphia have asked a federal judge to shut down an online forum, claiming other officers have posted racist comments while using department computers, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

The Guardian Civic League filed an injunction that would ban Domelights.com from the workplace.

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the National Association of Black Law Enforcement Officers have also asked to have the site shut down.

The site, which requires users to register to post but offers posts for public viewing, was started by an active duty sergeant who calls himself "McQ."

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