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philly prepares to fire 13 racist cops

July 22, 2019
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After a sweeping investigation of more than 3,500 current and former police officers at eight departments across the country, 13 Philadephlia cops are about to be fired for their conduct online. The Plain View Project identified around 3,100 offensive posts from 328 active-duty officers, 72 of which have already been removed from street duty. Commissioner Richard Ross said the behavior “demonstrates the officers have little or no regard for their positions as police officers.”

“I continue to be very disappointed and angered by these posts, many of which violate basic human decency,” Ross said. “We need to move past this ridiculous hate that has consumed this country and has done so for centuries.”