Sorry, But One Of Those Hurricane Irma “Hot Cops” Is Accused Of Being Racist

One of the three officers that social media swooned over is being investigated for racist Facebook posts

The Gainesville Police Department said they were inves­ti­gat­ing one of the three “hot cops” — the one with the lush beard — who became known and loved after a self­ie of them assist­ing in the after­math of Hurricane Irma went viral. The offi­cer in ques­tion alleged­ly post­ed anti-semit­ic posts to his Facebook, the Gainesville Sun reports.

A spokesman from the Gainesville Police Department pub­lished a state­ment on the department’s Facebook and said they were “review­ing the alle­ga­tion” and fur­ther infor­ma­tion about the com­plaint would remain con­fi­den­tial until the inves­ti­ga­tion closed. “The Gainesville Police Department prides itself with our phi­los­o­phy and mis­sion of com­pas­sion, inclu­sion, and respect and will ful­ly review the mat­ter,” the state­ment said.
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