Duenweg Police Chief Resigns Amid Racist Facebook Comment

DUENWEG, MO — The City of Duenweg Missouri fires its chief of police over a racist Facebook comment. Chief Robert Vice faced backlash for a comment on a video of what appears to be a traffic stop involving a black man.

In the post he said, “That monkey need to be put down like the wild animal he is.”

Robert Vice Facebook Post

The city posted on its Facebook page late Sunday night that Duenweg no longer employs the officer involved with the post.

Tonight a Facebook post was brought to the attention to City of Duenweg, Mayor Olds, and the Administrative Director to…

Posted by Duenweg Missouri on Sunday, July 12, 2020

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