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Florida Sheriff’s Captain Instructed Officer ‘To Act Like A White Supremacist,’ Caught On Tape

On Dec. 4, Captain Penny Phelps was relieved of her duties as the head of the Monroe County Sheriff’s major crimes unit after a damning audio recording of her telling officers to pull over a Black murder suspect and “act like a white supremacist,” and a “neo-Nazi cop” was released,…

Archived: Racist, Sexist Maryland Sheriff Resigns

A Maryland sheriff’s last day was Saturday after an investigation found he frequently made racist, anti-Semitic and sexist comments at work and created a “hostile work environment.” James Fitzgerald resigned last week from his position as sheriff of Howard County, Maryland, a county of more than300,000 people. Officials had been…