A rookie police officer in Detroit was recently fired for a post he made via Snapchat. The officer referred to potential suspects as “zoo animals.”
Former officer Sean Bostwick was let go according to Detroit police chief James Craig, who revealed the news during a press conference regarding the matter. Craig said “He was terminated. This is his last day on our payroll. Tomorrow, he will no longer be a Detroit, police officer. He is clear on that.”
Bostwick’s caption on his post said: “Another night to [wrangle] up these zoo animals.” A former Detroit police officer caught wind of the post and shared it to his Facebook with the caption “This is a newly appointed Detroit Police Officer. The caption speaks for itself.”
James Craig noted he met with Bostwick in person to let him know that he was being fired as a result of the post.