Ferguson police officer resigns over racist abortion joke

Saynsumthn's Blog

According to the St. Louis American, the Ferguson officer who wrote racist jokes about black women who have abortions reducing crime has resigned from the force.

Sgt. William Mudd resigned on Thursday, March 5, 2015.

As I previously wrote, the Justice Department announced the findings of its two civil rights investigations related to Ferguson, Missouri. The Justice Department found that the Ferguson Police Department (FPD) engaged in a pattern or practice of conduct that violates the First, Fourth, and 14th Amendments of the Constitution. The Justice Department also announced that the evidence examined in its independent, federal investigation into the fatal shooting of Michael Brown does not support federal civil rights charges against Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson.

The DOJ wrote this about the stereotype of Black abortions reducing crime:

Our investigation has revealed that these disparities occur, at least in part, because of unlawful bias against…

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