We live in a sad time where even when a law enforcement officer does something exceptional to benefit the community, they are still met with backlash from the anti-cop culture.
A Detroit police officer was caught on video last week doing a good deed on her off-duty hours. She used her time and money to give school supplies to a little girl in need. When the video was posted on Facebook it received lots of praise from neighbors, but was also met with ridicule by those in the community she once arrested.
“She’s a well-known officer in the 11th precinct,” Assistant Chief Steve Dolunt told the station. “She wears plain clothes, she’s made a lot of arrests, and some people don’t like to get arrested.”
One Facebook user going by “Gee Ross” took the ridicule too far when he wrote “kill that pig” Sunday night. Police didn’t take his comment lightly.
The next day police tracked down “Gee Ross” with assistance from federal authorities, arrested him and threw him behind bars to await charges, WJBK said.
“If it’s a threat against police, they should call us,” he told the station. “Actually if it’s a threat against anyone, we should be notified.”
Dolunt then reminded those who want to threaten their lives that they are people too.
“We have rights, too, we have families too,” Dolunt told WJBK. “And if you want to put it out there that you want to kill us, we’ll we’re going to lock you up. I don’t want to kill you, I want to lock you up.”
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