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Police Chief Bans Display of 'Thin Blue Line' Flag

 



The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s police chief banned the use of “thin blue line” imagery while officers are acting in an official capacity.


The flag that has been seen as a symbol of support for police officers has also been criticized as a symbol of white supremacy and was seen during the incursion of the Capitol on Jan. 6.


Police Chief Kristen Roman wrote in a Jan. 15 email to UW-Madison Police staff that the flag had been “co-opted” by extremists with “hateful ideologies” and asked for her department to distance itself from the flag in order to rebuild trust in the community, the Wisconsin State Journal reported.


https://www.westernjournal.com/police-chief-bans-display-thin-blue-line-flag/

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