Tennessee

Memphis Police Officer Suspended For KKK Tweets

One tweet offered rocks for sale at a KKK rally

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. –  The Memphis Police Department has suspended an officer for social media statements deriding the Ku Klux Klan.

The Commercial Appeal reported the FBI was monitoring social media during a March 30 rally by the white supremacist group in Memphis and saw tweets from Officer Brian Hall's personal account. The agency reported what it found to the city police department.

One of the tweets offered rocks for sale at the Klan rally. Hall was not working that day.