Miami Police Union Uses Las Vegas Shooting To Attack NFL Players
The head of the police union in Miami used the mass shooting in Las Vegas to attack NFL football players who have peacefully protested police brutality against black people.
Lt. Javier Ortiz of Miami’s Fraternal Order of Police tweeted:
— Miami FOP 20 (@MiamiFOP20) October 2, 2017
During an interview with the Miami New Times, Ortiz falsely claimed that the NFL players were inciting hate:
While NFL players express a false perception of police officers by inciting hate and division by disrespecting the U.S. flag, the reality is law enforcement risks their lives every day for America.