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St. Louis officer accused of posting meme calling BLM 'domestic terrorists'

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Police are investigating one of their officers who posted this meme on Facebook. Police are investigating one of their officers who posted this meme on Facebook.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

The St. Louis Police Department (SLMPD) is investigating one of their own because of a Facebook meme that calls Black Lives Matter protesters "domestic terrorists." The meme also shows the wording "the Klan with a tan."

The officer reportedly posted the meme as a comment on a woman's post explaining why she participated in the past weekend's protests. The comment has since been deleted.

"He needs to be let go, I think they need to send a strong message that this kind of behavior is unacceptable," said Lisa Clancy.

Clancy said she saw the comment on her Facebook post about attending a protest for Anthony Smith, the man shot and killed by former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley.

SLMPD have confirmed they are investigating this person, who is indeed an officer, but they will not comment further at this time.

"Letting that behavior happen undermines the very trust and relationships that are very important right now, especially when our community is in such a crisis moment," said Clancy.

The most recent city salary database lists the individual as a 16-year veteran of the force.

"I've heard about that, but I have not personally seen that," said St. Louis mayor Lyda Krewson. "If that is the case, first of all, I certainly disagree with that comment."

Clancy claims she's reached out to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department several times on Twitter, but never received a response.

"I think that their failure to condemn it publicly suggests that there's systemic racism in the institution."

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