Chapel Hill police chief told officers to ‘stay way out’ as the Confederate monument was toppled by protesters.
Should this police chief be forced to pay for the damage and relocation of the statue out of his own pocket?
Disgraceful… putting first politics instead of action. Police Chiefs are ordering rank and file officers not to enforce the law. It is the Democratic Party’s and the Antifa’s way.
Texts, Emails Reveal That Police Were Told Not to Engage Protesters Who Pulled Down ‘Silent Sam’ Statue https://t.co/EvhBPz7ALY
— The Daily Wire (@realDailyWire) August 31, 2018
Newly obtained text messages and emails reportedly reveal that police officers were instructed to stand aside as on August 20 protesters toppled the “Silent Sam” statue placed at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill in 1913 in memorial of alumni who served in the Confederate Army.
WRAL-TV reports that it received 400 pages of emails and texts sent to and from Police Chief Chris Blue around the time of the protest. The texts show that he told someone to “[m]onitor the masked folks,” and “[k]eep our folks off McCorkle place for now.”
At 9 p.m. he reportedly sent a text saying “let’s give them lots of space,” referring to the protesters. “Yes but do not engage w Crowd at statue. Stay way out,” another text said. More
I wish the alumni would withhold their donations from these liberal colleges and students would stop enrolling. The only way to stop these indoctrination centers is to dry up their money otherwise this kind of crap will keep happening.
Where were all the anti-protesters to protect the statue? I’d have broken a few liberal noses just on principal?
— Marty (@MartyEv1) August 31, 2018
Why do we have police officers? TO KEEP THE PEACE!!
— J Bruha (@jbruhaha94) August 31, 2018
But the government is our friend, they’re here to help us, protect us? The police will say we’re just following orders, sounds familiar.
— Gene (@GeneZurawski1) August 31, 2018
Whether the statue should or should not have come down, or been relocated, is a “policy decision”. The moment that vigilante mobs get to dictate policy, our 1000 year tradition for Rule of Law is gone, along with all meaningful due process and human rights.
— Pieter Geerkens (@pgeerkens) August 31, 2018
We keep seeing this over & over again. Hands off Antifa Militants. Each Person attacked by ANTIFA should sue the city it happens in!
Texts, Emails Reveal That Police Were Told Not To Engage Protesters Who Pulled Down ‘Silent Sam’ Statue https://t.co/nVNM50QIOj
— Daisy Vallely (@DaisyVallely) August 31, 2018
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