A deputy with the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office has been placed on administrative leave after posting an image of a pornographic actor on top of George Floyd, which caused outrage on social media. (WARNING: The image is stupid and racist.)

TCSO press release below: 

On June 1, 2020, late in the day, the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office was made aware of an inappropriate post made by a Deputy on their private social media account.

An investigation was immediately initiated, during which time the Deputy was placed on administrative leave.

We apologize for the inappropriate and discriminatory actions of this Deputy, and want to reassure our community that the actions of this employee, in no way reflects the sentiment of the men and women of the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office to the public we serve.

As Law Enforcement Agency, we are held to a higher standard; honor, integrity, and commitment is our goal as an office. We are here to serve and protect all people, no matter what, because everyone matters.