More than 150 law enforcement agencies were notified of their officers’ ties to extremist groups. Only one has publicly taken any significant action.
American cops have openly engaged in Islamophobia on Facebook, with no penalties
Not a single department has said it disciplined an officer for Islamophobic posts or membership in an anti-Islam group.
These police officers were members of extremist groups on Facebook
We downloaded data from Facebook and asked a question: How many people were members of at least one extremist group and at least one police group?
Don’t miss a story. Get our investigations delivered to your inbox.
The American militia movement, a breeding ground for hate, is pulling in cops on Facebook
Our analysis includes some of the most extensive evidence yet that militias are drawing support – and membership – from within U.S. law enforcement.
Inside hate groups on Facebook, police officers trade racist memes, conspiracy theories and Islamophobia
Officers in law enforcement agencies across the country have joined private hate groups on Facebook, participating in the spread of extremism.
The Hate Report: The federal government hasn’t abandoned fighting white supremacist terror
Government reports aren’t necessarily matching the president’s rhetoric when it comes to terrorism.
Hate speech is nothing new in the United States. What is new is how often people who use it invoke Trump’s name.
They spewed hate. Then they punctuated it with the president’s name
The abusers had a clear message: Donald Trump’s going to take care of a problem – and that problem is you.