Officer Fired for Supporting Rittenhouse Wants His Job Back

Photo of Kyle Rittenhouse at his trial / Screenshot from FOX6 via YouTube

NORFOLK, Va. — A former Virginia police officer who was fired after donating to a defense fund for Kyle Rittenhouse wants his job back now that a Wisconsin jury acquitted the young man of murder during protests against police brutality last year.

Norfolk officials fired former police Lt. William Kelly in April for violating policy by using his work email to donate $25 to a Rittenhouse defense fund. But now Kelly wants to be reinstated, news outlets reported.

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Linda Blevins
Linda Blevins
1 month ago

The Virginia police office never should have been fired for donating to any fund. That is his legal right to do so.

James Tribbett
James Tribbett
1 month ago

Too bad there are not some ethical pro bono lawyers to take this on and make sure it never is allowed anywhere else. If the rules prohibit use of office email and that is the only email available, I would suggest that the Police Department set of a kiosk for their employees/.


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