Louisiana Police Chief Wayne Welsh Resigns After Posting Racist Meme on Facebook

Relations between police and the public constantly goes up and down, and now a Louisiana police officer is under fire for posting a racist meme via Facebook. An assistant chief at the Estherwood Police Department named Wayne Welsh posted a meme this past Sunday that showed a woman holding a little girl’s head underwater with the caption: “When your daughter’s first crush is a little negro boy.”

Many people in the Louisiana area were thrown off by Welsh’s post, and social media users took screenshots of the post that soon went viral on many platforms. Because of the backlash, the police chief of Estherwood, Ernest Villejoin, responded to press, saying the “situation has been taken care of.”

Welsh resigned shortly after the backlash from posting the meme. Villejoin went on to tell local news station KADN, “When I found out about it, I couldn’t believe I had to call him. I called him at work and asked him what the hell is going on. He done it. He said it and he realized what he had done after he done it and he deleted it but it was too late.”

Source: http://www.vladtv.com

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  • John Stonebrunt

    wow, i LOVE it..where can i get that meme to spread?

    • David L Walstrum

      Probably at your next KKK rally. You’re a sick waste of Oxygen consumption on this planet. Your racist mindset is part of what’s wrong in this world. Just remember…you set this karma into motion in your life….its coming. 😉

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        And you are Jesus Christ reborn, ‘eh? You’ve never EVER done anything to be ashamed of? Maybe you are the second coming but you seem more like the cumming that should have been swallowed. Everyone watch out! David is here to condemn your soul!

        • Jade Helm

          Was that the best response you could come up with? Religion is completely irrelevant to his comment. Your ignorance to this topic is awesome!! Another waste of Oxygen consumption right here. I would condemn your soul, but that would only be an improvement to how sorry your life is. You want to contribute to the survival of intelligent species on this planet…please don’t breed. ☺

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