Officer fired after KKK memorabilia found in his Mich. home
Getty Images/John MooreMUSKEGON, Michigan (CNN) - A police officer has lost his job following an investigation into Confederate flags and Ku Klux Klan memorabilia on display in his home in Muskegon, Michigan. Officer Charles Anderson was fired after a disciplinary hearing on Thursday afternoon, Muskegon City Manager Fred Peterson told CNN. Robert Mathis wrote about the experience on Facebook, which brought the matter to the city's attention. Anderson's wife, Racheal, told WOOD last month that he was not a member of the Ku Klux Klan. CNN has sought comment from Anderson, the Muskegon Police Officers Labor Council, and the Muskegon Police Department.
Michigan cop had framed KKK item in home
A Muskegon police officer is on administrative leave after a Facebook post accused him of having items associated with a white supremacy group. (CNN) - A Michigan police officer has been placed on administrative leave after potential home buyers said they discovered Confederate flags and Ku Klux Klan paraphernalia while touring his home. So, I was like, 'I'm done,'" Robert Mathis told CNN affiliate WOOD. "The issue was only brought to our attention yesterday morning," City Manager Frank Peterson told CNN. The Muskegon Police Officer's Labor Council told CNN that the group does not comment on ongoing investigations as per their policy.