HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » General Discussion (Forum) » Black officer who "f...

Thu Dec 3, 2015, 04:19 PM


Black officer who "found" racist letter charged with planting it [View all]

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- A former police officer in Connecticut who reported finding a letter disparaging black officers has been arrested on charges he planted the note himself.

Clive Higgins was arrested Wednesday on a charge of second-degree falsely reporting an incident.

Higgins reported finding the threatening letter Feb. 9 inside his mailbox at the Bridgeport Police Department. Higgins, who is black, said the note written on police letterhead made him fear for his life and showed there was discrimination inside the department.

A state police investigator wrote in an affidavit that the 50-year-old Higgins admitted during an interview he had typed the letter himself.


Here is video of Officer Higgins joining fellow officers in beating and kicking the shit out of a Orlando Lopez-Soto while he was on the ground

6 replies, 1630 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 6 replies Author Time Post
Reply Black officer who "found" racist letter charged with planting it [View all]
951-Riverside Dec 2015 OP
Iggo Dec 2015 #1
arcane1 Dec 2015 #2
sibelian Dec 2015 #3
Liberal_in_LA Dec 2015 #4
cwydro Dec 2015 #5
LuvNewcastle Dec 2015 #6