It’s not a crime to be a KKK member
It’s not a crime to be stupid either
Even in Florida, Stupid is as Stupid does.
You would be surprised how many Ku Klux Klan members are running powwows, even maybe a Grand Pooper of the Ku Klux Klan!
‘It’s not a crime to be a member of the KKK, even if you are the deputy chief. It’s not a crime to be stupid,’ said Chief Deputy State Attorney Ric Ridgway.
The FBI has assured the police chief that there are no other officers involved.
Fruitland Park has 13 full-time and five part-time cops, and many were trained by Borst.
‘They’re a good group of people,’ said Isaacs of his officers. He described them as being upset by the allegations.
In 2009, Fruitland Park Police Officer James Elkins resigned after pictures surfaced of him in uniform with a pointy Klan hood and robe.
Two cops forced to step down amid allegations they’re KKK members five years after officer from the same Florida force was pictured in a pointy hood and robe
Fruitland Park Deputy Chief David Borst, 49, has resigned, while Officer George Hunnewell was dismissed on Friday
Allegations surfaced in a confidential FBI report
Isn’t a criminal offense to be in the KKK, but local police chief Terry Isaacs had to consider how the allegations might affect the officers’ credibility
He said that while he had no proof the men were Klan members, ‘I’ve read the report, and it’s convincing’
Another Fruitland officer had had to resign in 2009 after pictures surfaced of him in uniform with a pointy Klan hood and robe
Deputy Chief David Borst, right, has resigned, while Officer George Hunnewell, left, was dismissed on Friday from the Fruitland Park Police amid allegations that they’re both members of a local branch of the Ku Klux Klan in Florida
It isn’t a criminal offense to be in the Ku Klux Klan, but local police chief Terry Isaacs said he had to consider how the allegations might affect the officers’ credibility and the perception of the department in the community