Everybody gets bored at work, so we understand the primordial impulse to spice the day up with some good ol' fashioned kiddin' around. But when you're a police officer who's tasked with defending citizens from themselves using the judicious application of deadly force, the monkeyshines should probably be saved for those hours when you aren't carrying a gun. And you sure as shit shouldn't pull the following pranks while wielding a badge, such as ...
4Lightheartedly Inciting Violence Against the KKK on Twitter
Apparently, some people still haven't realized that things you type on the Internet don't just disappear into a consequence-free universe of dancing unicorns. Take this, for example:
You have to admire his entrepreneurial spirit.
That's the Twitter account of a cop in Memphis, who took to the Internet to speak his mind about a local KKK rally. We're not trying to get anyone to feel sorry for the KKK, but when you are an officer of the law, you really aren't supposed to encourage people to throw bricks at other human beings, not even if the targets in question are shit-bearded racists. He took things a bit further by using the one word that guarantees you instant FBI attention:
Not to mention the all-seeing eye of the grammar police.